Remembering Adeline (My Mom) – August 29, 1915- November 28, 1989

She was my first woman friend, the connection from conception, the Great Protector against germs and nightmares.

She gave me piano lessons, and told me stories about granddad’s symphony life as easily as she orchestrated habits in the home, hot oatmeal at winter’s dawn and fresh blueberry pie in the peak of summer. 109 more words

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C.E.Robinson reblogged this on Before Sundown and commented:

Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful mothers of the world.

Love is Everywhere

The Spread the Love Challenge (Award) has requirements and rules, ones that my nominator Saakshi Kale played with a little bit. She said that you cannot confine love to a mere four words as required. 290 more words

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Audrey's Dancing in DUMBO

You read it right!! She’s not dancing with the flying elephant DUMBO, but dancing in DUMBO, a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. 159 more words

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Walking On Sunshine Blog Hop Party

Hugh Roberts, from Hugh’s Views and News is hosting a blog hop party!  Come on and join in! It’s the first day of spring, beautiful sunny weather, and it’s going to last all weekend! 465 more words

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One Last Hurdle to the Top

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be – Einstein

Melodie has one last hurdle to the top, once again, metaphorically, to stand at the rim of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. 523 more words

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Healing Power of Pictures

If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a few more could easily fill a book! Of course it would depend on the book’s word count, and I’m not sure what the word count would be in this “picture” book gallery created for you. 135 more words

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Think Forest, Not Trees

What are you thinking when you write a blog post, an essay, a short story, or a book? Maybe along the way, it’s writing that one sentence, the perfect one-liner “hook” to make readers want to read more.   174 more words

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