Category Archives: Slices

Poetry Friday: Three Haiku

Last week I found a red leaf and I knew right away that fall is knocking on the door. There are other signs, too. The monarchs discovered the milkweed I planted in spring and several caterpillars are happily munching. The … Continue reading

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The House Sparrow

Today Ruth shared this on Sharing Our Stories: Magic in a Blog: “Writing allows me to notice the world, and writing gives me pause to appreciate the world.” I have a love-hate relationship with the house sparrows that nest in … Continue reading

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Taking Action

It was a perfect storm, so to speak, a sign that I was meant to take action. Earlier this week a friend sent me information about Vote Forward, a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to helping citizens register to vote, … Continue reading

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Life Lessons

My OLW for 2020 is “astonish.” I’ve been trying to pay attention and write something down every day that astonishes me, like Mary Oliver suggests, in a log I call “daily snippets.” Sometimes it’s easy, like the other day when … Continue reading

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Positive Thinking

Lately, it seems, I wake to a daily dose of continued bad news, concerns, and worries. So this morning I challenged myself to record five positive outcomes from living in today’s pandemic world. A renewed appreciation for the beauty found … Continue reading

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