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I feel safe in the mountians. Not exposed like in the prairies; where you can see the weather for miles all around. Cloistered. Protected. Surrounded. By Mountains. 257 more words

Spirit Teaching

Mojo Monday ~ Better Days for Lizzie and Family

The story of Elizabeth Talmer Roberts Shepherd continues…. (The beginning of Lizzie’s story can be located here.)

It was in 1897 that Lizzie’s children got their first chance to go to school.   998 more words

Mojo Monday

Genick Memory - Genetic Memory

Respe Fam ; Bre Rabbit , Aunt Nancy , Petey Boll Wevil dey sey ; Check ; Yenna”s ” Genick memory ; pon de ” Rumba!!! 34 more words

Joe Fisher


By Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog

A few thoughts on YOUR story

For the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to post a few small works of fiction.  1,033 more words


Rich Paschall reblogged this on Sunday Night Blog and commented:

With so few of our "Greatest Generation" still around, I thought it would be a good time to run this again, before it's too late.

Happy Anniversary - Friday Fictioneers

Okay, I’m trying my hand at Friday Fictioneers.  This is a first for me, and I’m a little nervous.  And I think my story is sort of lame.   135 more words

The Human Face of Suffering

I have come to believe that, in our lives, the small things are as important as the large ones, that the Monarch butterfly dying on the frosty late season milkweed, the heartbreak and suffering that follows the loss of relationship, and the birth of a child, when held dear, all yield meaning, creating the very fabric of our lives. 395 more words


Phew, made it.

I just realised that all of my ancestors, right back to the dawn of time, survived long enough to procreate, and had at least one successful offspring do the same, which was no easy task right up to one or two generations before my own. 34 more words