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January 1, 2018

Follow Promise     Definition of promise: “a declaration that one will do or refrain from doing something specified” ~Merriam Webster ~ Recently, I found this promise box, slightly visible, inside of a mixed bag of goodies, at a second hand store; while not interested in the other things I could see, in the...
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December 1, 2017

Follow “Embarrassed and Ashamed”   ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~ “Embarrassed and ashamed” apparently, the new catch phrase for public figures and perhaps a few private ones as well. Is anyone else wondering why none of these men were not embarrassed and ashamed when they were busy behaving so appallingly? I have been thinking...
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Food

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December 1, 2017

Follow Kate’s Pizzelles   Kate makes pizzelles every year, at Christmas, and they are always a hit. They are a very thin and almost understated cookie; I assure you they are highly addictive! Our first Christmas in Maine, after everyone had moved out, from California, Kate spent the 24th making dozens...
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Words Worth Thinking About

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December 1, 2017

Follow “The essay differs from the article in at least one important point: it is the work of an individual, a man, a person, while the article may be the product of any man, or combination of men, or even a whole editorial staff. The author of an essay is significant in his own...
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From the Editor

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November 1, 2017

Follow Maybe Change Has Come     “Don’t know if you have power yet….I don’t . . . but the church does. We’re open if you and Kate need it at all and…we have a shower!!! :)” ~ My Pastor~ As I made my way into my bedroom to get ready to shower and...
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From the Editor

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October 1, 2017

Follow NFL: Adopt an Intern     On my private social media, I posted an article regarding boycotting the NFL. A person who I genuinely love and respect that is I guess ‘family in-law’,  responded to my post with a very sincere and thoughtful comment; I took no offense at her words, but I...
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Poet’s Corner

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October 1, 2017

Follow I Am Always Wrong   I do not seem to have a single thought instead I feel bombarded by a thousand words and ideas all crashing into one another circling around my mind as if driven by their own will instead of mine I am too old to continue to...
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From the Editor

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September 1, 2017

Follow What Do You See     Do you need a closer look? I did. In fact, as I drove through Boston, a city I have been visiting for a life time, having lived in Brockton, as a child, and then making my way to Boston  again, before Hannah was born, and then repeatedly...
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From the Editor

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August 1, 2017

Follow Surprise Kate was driving home, and she mentioned that she was bringing me a surprise. I asked a few questions, none of which were answered, and in my mind I settled on something like guava pastries or cheesecake.     When she arrived, she handed me the above package. Kate had carried this...
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July 1, 2017

Follow The Moneychangers “On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. And as he taught them,...
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