Category Archives: Reading

Water Therapy

Ocean waves thunder & roll Crashing unrepentant against the shore Greenish-blue water with froth on top Wind blasts sand on my skin Children chase seagulls Birds hover overhead Carried along with the breeze People play … enjoying life Others rest … Continue reading

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Book lover corner

“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own,”—Arthur Conan Doyle. Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely LOVE books. Fiction, non-fiction, memoir, mystery, funny & serious … Continue reading

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The Transformation Project

This year, our local Word Weavers writers group embarked upon a mission of compiling an anthology book. The theme would be “Transformation.” For some odd reason, the idea didn’t excite me—at least not at first.     Most of the … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the goal

Johann Sebastian Bach “played because God gave him that beauty & it wasn’t about him, it was about what God gave him to create … He played it because it had to be played whether anyone heard it or not.” … Continue reading

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How do I love thee?

Let me count the ways … Toy trains hidden beneath the chair Smudges on the glass Whispers in my ear, “Nana, time to get up!” Boat rides Wagon rides and playground dates Bibs, blocks & bubbles Picture books and color … Continue reading

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Quest for Truth & Justice

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, “The Bungalow Mystery,” by Carolyn Keene I just had to check out this book at the library. My Mom had the whole Nancy Drew book series and I’ve read them all more than once. But that … Continue reading

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Reading unlocks wisdom

You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. – James Baldwin The author of Go Tell It on the Mountain was born on this day in 1924.

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Friendships & books

There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books. Irving Stone The author of The Agony and the Ecstasy, born in 1903.

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