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TURNING LOOSE IS HARD TO DO

Looking out the lone window, I see an ornament on the leaf-stripped tree. With other ornaments, they were a beautiful sight dancing in the breeze reminding me of days gone by. Now I can hardly move but sometime I thrash … Continue reading

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THE PATH NOT TAKEN

About 1950, daddy made a deposit on a chicken farm in Oregon. When we returned to our farm in SE Colorado, mother became ill and could not move. Daddy lost the deposit. How would I be different if we had … Continue reading

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THE ADDICTION TREE

Did you ever have a tree you didn’t want to grow? So you chop off all the topping but leave the roots below. You raise arms victoriously, you’re champion of the wild! The roots below watch and know, and give … Continue reading

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SPARRY’S QUESTIONS

Sparry the sparrow shook away the dizziness, checked her nest and found all three eggs survived. She heard a toddler crying; his nurse was lying motionless under a large branch. Sparry’s mom taught her that God cared for her even … Continue reading

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ACTIONS VS WORDS

Old Jack Elder discovered the mountain spring when he was a young man. He wanted to keep it from being plugged by nature’s debris. What better way than to build a shelter. He put up a sign to invite thirsty … Continue reading

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BIG ORKY

Big Orky is attached to me, not to the building.  He was quite small at the beginning.  About like a ladybug with antennae.  The antennae grew into straps.  I’ve noticed Orky grows each time I smoke and the straps seems … Continue reading

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WHERE DO YOU WANT TO EAT?

“Where do you want to go eat – a special treat for Birthing Person Day.” Jake asked with a smile. “I don’t care,” Elly replied. “Come on, tell me where?” “Okay I’ll tell you. I want to go to Denver. … Continue reading

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COME WITH ME

“Stay here, Buddy,” said Momma sitting him on the ledge outside the noisy place. He could see in. Momma acted happy. The tomato juice looked good. Getting sleepy, he slipped to the sidewalk, back against the ledge. Startled, he saw … Continue reading

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JERRY THE GIRAFFE, a Covid statistic?

There was a young giraffe named Jerry Who raced through the woods in a hurry Lions and tigers, Puma and cougars Lost sight of him in the scurry. He felt pain in his knees, But spied long-legged trees. So there … Continue reading

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STEPS BEYOND SIGHT

. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. Martin Luther King, Jr Terri never had a home without steps. 1940 First home with mom and dad, a duplex 1954 Moved to a new home in … Continue reading

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