Monthly Archives: February 2020

MIDNIGHT TEMPTATION

GRANNY APPLE YELLOW is in my sight Sitting here at my desk after midnight. A post it note, and a grocery list A plant, a tube, and a pipe cleaner to twist. Picture of a lawn, and a birthday card Finding … Continue reading

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GRIEF

Memories do not fill empty heart. ******* To my family members, friends, and others who are dealing with the death of a spouse.  Memories help. Faith helps. Friendship helps.  But you still alone.  You help each other in ways I … Continue reading

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OF BEING EIGHT

Sorrowful old house befitting my memory. Mom was moaning.  Dad told me to go feed the pigs.  I did.  Went back.  Dad said go outside and don’t come back until he called for me.  I did. I could see everything … Continue reading

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TENSE BEAUTY

Driving in the rain Mesmerizing colors, as Sun sets, water drains. ************* Ronovan’s challenge:  Write haiku using “drain” and “rain” https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/02/17/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-293/ Image: unsplash, Gabiele Diwald

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HERE’S A BLOG

  This is my third day without a post.  So I’m sitting here trying to think what to post. I’m considering confessing all my faults and failures, but after I tell you about both of them, I don’t know what … Continue reading

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DADDY WAS NO WHINER

(Given the current Bloomberg dust up, the following re-post seems timely.  With thanks and appreciation to my daddy/farmer.  In the picture are some of my daddy’s brothers. The near one on the right looks like daddy, but my daddy had … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY

Most of you know I’m pretty “churchy,” and I am quite traditional about it. After a reading of Psalms 26 and 27, I am again reminded of how delighted I am to be able to go to the “house of … Continue reading

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MY NEW ACCESSORY

I have a new accessory; They say it’s a necessity. I wish it were a bracelet or a purse. I guess it could be something worse. But I don’t like it, not one little bit. I prefer music and puppies … Continue reading

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“I’LL LOOK AFTER HER”

      How about that three cent stamp!  This was the letter Sammy wrote my parents in 1953. Letterhead was Southwestern Bible College in Oklahoma City.  Dated April 10, 1953: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers,         … Continue reading

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ANSWERED PRAYER?

I thought I was humoring kids when we prayed for their pets, until one morning ….. **************** I glanced out the icy window,  I must find Buttons.   I had looked until it got too dark.    He’ll be so cold.  … Continue reading

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