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yours gratefully

gratefully yours, in love and fear

afraid of drowning, I cannot hear

it soothes my mind to know you are near

when the water is murky I await the all clear


Girls' trips - a lot to love

I know, I know – girls’ trips have become so commonplace that they’re practically clichéd.

On a recent flight to San Francisco with two of my friends, we overheard the women in the row of seats behind us tell the flight attendant they were embarking on a girls’ trip. 503 more words


The smell of coffee
Hang off the edge dare to fly
Privacy is dead



'Just another mile and a half' – the hiker's refrain

If you like to hike, you’ve probably heard a story or two of an under-estimated trek. The one where you thought the loop would be four miles, but it turned out to be eight. 395 more words


Prescott Circle Trail - the payoffs, large and small

All spring long, a flamboyant display of colors has been unfolding quietly in the rocky hills of Prescott, Arizona.

Thanks, apparently, to the relatively wet winter of 2015, the prickly plants that normally wouldn’t warrant a second glance have been showing their more attractive sides. 359 more words


Prodigious Crack

Featured in the Pengenie blog post The Sound of Things to Come

Prodigious Crack

(Trish Jean)

She turned away
one close’ed eye
he turned aside…
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As I walk through each

Day, season, and year, God stays

With me; always near.

Becky G