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old cowboy movies – December 8

12.8.2015 old cowboy movies flow across my screen   images of good guys bad guys shooting   at each other and indians n’ varmints   as if it was all a play and only   the few would remain. ———————

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Irish tapestry – January 28

Irish tapestry greens, reds, deep golds, against a forest wall   home of our homes before we knew that the old country was lost   and so started again across the sea. —————

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Prairie Home again again – July 7

7.7.2014 wonderful old new friends Prairie Home again again   voices tight, mellow steel, emotions loosed heaven’s feel. ———- [for PHC’s 40th Anniversary]  

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tasting heaven – February 16

2.16.2014 kitchen smells, toasting oats, oils, sugars, sweet nuts   grandmother kitchen aromas, cookies and kuchen   a small child licking fingers of buttered sugar   small doses that tell you heaven is real. you can taste it. —————————

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a weariness worth bearing – December 23

12.23 the fatigue of an evening spent with friends, glasses raised, songs sung, stories shared.   the fatigue of lives that care and carry on, a weariness worth bearing ——————–

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o tannenbaum – December 22

12.22 warm lights, tree decor, ornaments with names of children and hopes fulfilled.   fifteen years, long term, anniversary, child born, power ranger orb, etched silver cradles.   birth of the One matching births of our own. family story evoked  … Continue reading

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goodies – December 20

12.20 mix sugar, flour, eggs, butter, chocolate, drop by teaspoon onto butter greased pan, insert heart scan probe and proceed.   Christmas goodies like grandma made before we knew about blood vessels and blockages and trips to the ER.   … Continue reading

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boxes of boxes – November 25

11.25 boxes of boxes of things put away until   until it doesn’t matter anymore, until   the use that was in them no longer applies   or until the lives that were in them now   speak different voices … Continue reading

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a stocky little body – September 1

9. 1 a stocky little body of a boy climbs into my lap touching places of memory.   I still know how to ride a bike read the book and talk about Mr. Peppers and his cat who loves orangesickles. … Continue reading

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riding with phantoms – August 25

8.25 In 1948 western heroes rode across screens so vivid I thought they were behind them. How could Roy be at the Capitol and then at the Paramount later on.   Grammy would hold my hand and buy us a … Continue reading

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