Category Archives: Relatioships

On The Beach


Yes, Monday has again arrived, the last one in February. Time for a little contemplation, and another offering from the Poem of the Week. Be well, enjoy! I was near the water’s shifting edge, standing in a temporary pool left … Continue reading

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Desire


The spring edition of the Wall Street Journal Magazine has a column in which six luminaries are asked to weigh in on a single topic. The chosen topic, given the proximity of the issue to Valentine’s Day, was “desire”. Before … Continue reading

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?


Language reveals a great deal about a culture. Given the centrality of snow in their lives, it should not come as a surprise that for those natives living above the Arctic Circle, there are over 230 different words to describe … Continue reading

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Loneliness


I received a phone call last night from one of my older friends to tell me that her dog had just died. I expressed my sympathy, but she caught me at a bad time, so we didn’t have a very … Continue reading

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New Year’s Traditions


New Year’s traditions range across cultures and families.  A recent edition of Poets & Writers describes some of these. Rolling empty suitcases around the block to increase one’s chances of traveling (remember when we were able to travel anywhere?), pounding … Continue reading

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Tough Break


Welcome back to Poetry Monday. As we scurry about preparing for the Christmas holiday (unlike any we had before), here is an opportunity to pause, take a deep breath, and relax for a moment. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas! … Continue reading

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Love’s Sacrifice


Approaching the Christmas holidays, I was looking to post an inspirational story, when I came across this one on a site, wealthygorilla.com It’s a different take on the classic O’Henry short story, and one which made me think repeatedly about … Continue reading

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In Passing


Welcome back to Poetry Monday. Since we all seemed to have survived the excesses of the Thanksgiving holiday, let’s continue with our current theme of travel. One of its joys is the chance meeting with a stranger, and the free … Continue reading

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Enduring


Welcome to Poetry Monday, and a small dose of normalcy before enduring the results of the elections tomorrow. Hopefully, you will have all exercised your plebiscite. Enduring We like our numbers and measurements, quantification against chaos, hope in description as … Continue reading

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