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Failed Plans-A day with machines and friends

You would be thinking that if you plan a day perfectly it would go smooth and easy. Even I though the same when I planned this day. 1,213 more words


Prologue to my ArtPrize 2015 Journey: Yes, I'm Going to Enter!

Some of you who know me well may remember who inspired I felt by the sunrise over Grand Rapids on the first day of ArtPrize back in 2013.  386 more words

Family News

The Loser

My nephew’s birthday is coming up soon and while my sister and I were talking about his party I had to broach the subject of who was on the guest list. 355 more words

Surviving Child Abuse

Knowledge Without Wisdom

I ran into several articles about how the wisest, most empathetic people are fiction readers. I was a little surprised at first, but then realized that this was true for me. 338 more words


All hail The Waterboys

The fact was I could not sell my spare Waterboys ticket.

“Who are The Waterboys?”

That was the general response I got when I told people I was going to their gig at the Melbourne Recital Centre this past Friday night. 333 more words


Simple Fun

This photo reminds me of the fun we used to have playing outdoors. I think every kid likes having a ride in a wheelbarrow. Dad must have been fit, he’s pushing not only a bag of chook food but also three kids. 193 more words



Flourishing through life

At the speed of light

You can’t hide someone

that has struggled in the dark

To reach the light

Moonlight or sunlight… 235 more words

Poems And Such