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Of Windows

When in the course of eons, man’s ascent, Desire for creature comforts came to be, Once mere survival safe could be achieved, As hay and clay walls opened for to see. Through ages ice and iron, improved upon, Increasing heights and breadths, invite light in, With gilded glass and solid sturdy frames, For nature’s vistas […]

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Happy Anniversary

Candles lit across the winding ways, Candles lit remembering our days, Candles lit for wishes long sustained, Candles lit, flames flicker, yet remain, Candles for our children and their tots, Candles –  all those birthdays …lots and lots, Candles mark our lives and light our hearts, Flame within still burns as this day starts. Happy Anniversary!   […]

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Miniature

a glob of seaweed strewn upon the beach lies wet and sparkling, can it be that mother nature’s deft and brilliant brush Can far surpass mere mortal’s inartful stroke?     Daily Post: Miniature

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Loss

Learning to become myself once more, Learning he’s not here to calm my fears, Mostly out of focus, strain to know, Where is my path (between escaping tears)? Thought I was secure through all the years, We learned together how to build our life, Through trials and triumphs, joys, regrets and jeers, We made our […]

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Rare

Rare: Splurging on a special dinner at “Victoria and Albert”. Rarer: Impeccably skillful presentation of our “Colgin 2003“, transported all the way from our NJ wine rack, where it had rested peacefully for over a decade (well worth the corkage fee)! Rarer Still: Table-side coffee service – “Cona” process, brewed slowly, gently, and aromatically, as […]

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Fallen Feather

  This morn I spied a feather, frail and fine, Upon the splintering deck rail, in the sun, Whose slanting stream of light enhanced the spline, Causing pause and leaving me awe-stunned. What flutter-winged dove whose day begun pursuing nuts and seeds, has flown away? Yet wisps of mourning coos that’ve come and gone Remain […]

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Good as Gold

Our travel bags retrieved, then tagged and packed, Each year, this day, with only hours to go, Filled, bulging piggy-banks have been attacked, The countdown’s creeping to a dwindling low. So many tasks to check before we go: Alert the postman, stop the paper drop, The Magical Express will need to know our resort destination…but […]

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Carry

After an exhaustingly satisfying jaunt to Disney Springs, we return to our Polynesian Paradise, with visions of plunging into a refreshing Oasis Pool. This photo captures many emotions for me, transporting me back to the warmth of that day; tasty lunch on the deck of the Boathouse, our traditional “Downtown” shopping and snacking adventures, and […]

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Infinity

It’s all in one’s perspective, stirred or calm, No absolute to clear attempt define, Are we the epicenter of our realm, Or mere iotas in the breadth of time? In awe of spacious skies and hues sublime, Yet conscious that we’re specks of vast unknown, The midst of nowhere or mere changing clime, The macro […]

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Land…(sea)…scape

The window opened wide as it will go, Allowing sea salt air into my room, Whilst verdant sentries stalwart, toe to toe, Rustling regal guards that breathe “Hello”!   Photo Friday: Landscape 2016 This  week’s prompt reminded me of that summer morning several weeks ago as I waiting for the BCI sectional rehearsal to begin, at the […]

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