Category Archives: Meanderings

These Are Halcyon Days

We have already arrived at the Halcyon Days of 2017. These are the days that are tinged with the spirit of ancient Greek mythology. These are not just the days for the Kingfisher birds to brood on the Aegean Sea, … Continue reading

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Lost Items

I have an old silver dollar on a jewelry mount somewhere in my little house. The impulse to find it randomly popped into my brain yesterday afternoon. Who knows why? Urges just pop up sometimes. Anyway, the last place I … Continue reading

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Illusions

My ex was a magician. At least that is what the majority of people would label him. He identified himself as an illusionist. December was the peak month for his hobby/business bookings. This is when he performed as the entertainment … Continue reading

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Paradox

Jorge looked at me and said, “Can I ask you a question?” Then I replied, “You just did.” That was the interchange that began our chain reaction of silly paradox and oxymoron telling and discussion. The two of us were … Continue reading

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To Condense

Once in awhile I stumble across old Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. Only occasionally do I bother to read anything from them. They have all the literary appeal of Cliff’s Notes. One time I wondered if there was a Reader’s Digest … Continue reading

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Rest

When we become very tired and in need of rest, it’s time to pause awhile for some sleep. The next time you announce this desire, astonish those around you by quoting Robert Browning. “I have dared and done, for my … Continue reading

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Character

To write about good character is to enter into one major trap of ┬ábad character–being moralistic. It’s easy to get on one’s high horse and quote scripture and dusty literary tales. We can risk coming off as prigs by attempting … Continue reading

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