Monthly Archives: April 2020


I’ll try my best not to be preachy about a topic that tempts me to stand on a soapbox with megaphone in hand. The lack of ┬áhonesty in┬ásome corners of public life the past few years has gotten me all … Continue reading

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Not Very Noisy

I don’t know if this is true in your neck of the woods, but I’ve noticed that my neighborhood has been eerily silent lately. Under regular circumstances, this lack of ambient neighborhood noise would be a happy development for which … Continue reading

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Taking A Detour

Everyone who drives a motor vehicle knows the beautiful feeling of inertia when cruising a smooth, well-designed highway. The conditions seem perfect–light traffic, lovely weather conditions, the engine purring as it powers the vehicle across the tarmac. Then a glitch … Continue reading

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So Generous

The weather was unsettled; and so was I. Yesterday was another day of idleness. I didn’t feel motivated to do any of my projects. Lounging in the easy chair was exactly where I wanted to be. Naturally, the default state … Continue reading

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“In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Healing

I noticed my throat felt slightly raspy last night. Of course, Covid 19 immediately came to mind. I learned hypochondria from my parents so I interpret physical symptoms to mean dire consequences by default. I’m mindful of the suffering mom, … Continue reading

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Animaux …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since animal themed pottery has been featured on the Friday blog. Today, I selected three different approaches that artisans used to shape their creations into animal form. A mid 20th century mini-planter expresses the graceful lines of … Continue reading

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