Monthly Archives: March 2020

Sort Of Optimistic

Is optimism one of those emotions that run on a spectrum? That is, does it run from mildly optimistic to bullish? Our optimism fluctuates from hour to hour and day to day. Most of the time, I tend to be … Continue reading

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It’s Monday, but that’s OK. Although today is that unloved day of the week, Monday’s are here to take the heat. Mondays can mean that we have difficult moments and we might feel bummed out about them. Monday’s don’t let … Continue reading

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I just now realized that more time than anticipated has passed while I fiddled with the shortwave band on the old ghetto blaster this early morning. There was no particular reason to skim the frequencies in search of a far … Continue reading

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Reflections On Colours

“Why do two colours, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. Just as one can never learn how to paint.”–Pablo Picasso This month, the local Goodwill Store underwent an upgrade and redecorating. Prior to … Continue reading

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Spring Planters …Floral Friday

Today is the first full day after the March equinox in the Western Hemisphere. To accent that fact, I assembled four simple arrangements in medium small planter vases. The first is actually an onyx water tumbler carved in Pakistan. I’ve … Continue reading

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Anticipating Spring

“Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.”–19th century writer, Ambrose Bierce  The March equinox will occur tomorrow at 03:49 UTC or 10:49 PM Central Daylight Savings Time tonight. It signals the official … Continue reading

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Dark Skies

While sitting on the porch step waiting for Orange, the cat, to arrive for his daily snuggle I gazed into the early morning sky. It was mostly dark. There were some clouds visible on the horizon, but the air was … Continue reading

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