Monthly Archives: January 2022

Phraseonomics


This Monday’s Poem of the week comes again from my brilliant friend Dave, whose blog site, Phrenolopis.com, is filled with goodies, in addition to his poetry. Enjoy! This was all triggered by something I read in an article recently, to … Continue reading

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Money and Happiness


Money and Happiness I think we can all agree that if you don’t know how you are going to make your rent payment, put food on the table, or pay for the basic needs of life, your happiness will improve … Continue reading

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Let Them Not Say


It’s Monday morning, so time for another poem. My gratitude to Maria Popova, who’s blog reminded me of the following poem from one of my favorite writers. Hope you enjoy her, as well. LET THEM NOT SAYby Jane Hirshfield Let … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule


Originally posted on Banter Republic:
Whoever has gold makes the rules. As a matter of fact, they are entitled to making it up as they go along. Do unto others before they do one to you. Before they can anticipate…

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Good News, Bad News


The following piece comes from my Archives, was originally published by me in 2011. However, it appears relevant to the thoughts I was having today, so I’m sharing it with all of you to see what kind of reaction you … Continue reading

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Sand Dune


I’ve been reading about consciousness and identity, and how we all eventually become stardust, from which new stuff is made. I’m grateful to my friend Dave who addressed this issue, and allowed me to post it for this Monday’s Poem … Continue reading

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How The Government Works


After tilting at bureaucratic windmills for the last several days, I came across this old post which was too true to ignore and too accurate to be really funny. See how it fits with your experience of how things are … Continue reading

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The China Painters


Welcome back from the weekend to another Monday’s Poem of the Week by one of my favorite Midwest poets. My mother helped me appreciate the history and beauty of fine china, and this poem brings back some of those memories. … Continue reading

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In Front of My Prospective Grave


The calendar has turned to another year, and ready or not, 2022 is already here. Monday’s Poem of the Week seeks your indulgence, as I travel down memory lane. This poem was written over fifty years ago, and as poetry … Continue reading

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