Category Archives: Relatioships

The More Loving One


Welcome to Monday’s Poem of the Week. I confess, I was never a huge Auden fan, but this poem speaks to the state of my mind today. See if it says anything to yours. Be well. THE MORE LOVING ONEby … Continue reading

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How to Say Goodbye


Monday’s Poem of the Week addresses a theme that recently has been to familiar for many of us. I like it because it does so with elegance and hope. Wishing we all can do the same. How to Say Goodbye … Continue reading

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Humility


Humility Humility is a character trait most of us tend to admire about another person. Ideally, it comes from the recognition that a great deal of rewards, honors and riches we accumulate over time are not necessarily due to our … Continue reading

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Dandelion Seed


It seems inevitable in certain demographics that news of loss and major illness amongst those who are close to us erodes the confidence we have in our own futures, creating reminders that we all live under the sword of Damocles. … Continue reading

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The Power of Being a Friend


The following story was shared with me by a friend. It’s a story some of you may already have seen, as it has been passed on to many, but in case you haven’t read it before, it’s a great reminder, … Continue reading

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Taxonomy of the Oaks


Here is another Monday’s Poem of the Week, dealing with the always complicated subject of father/son relationships viewed through the lens of the natural world. No one ever gets it quite right; all we can do is strive to do … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Friendship


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Application For Permission To Date My Daughter


For those of you who have daughters of the age where dating is a current or future possibility, this piece from the Archives is for you. APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO DATE MY DAUGHTER ~ This application will be Incomplete and … Continue reading

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A Good Plan for Thanksgiving


This sounds like a good plan! An elderly man in Phoenix calls his son in New York and says, “I hate toruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I aredivorcing; forty-five years of misery … Continue reading

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Paris Poem


It’s Monday, so it must be time for another Poem of the Week. Enjoy a little travel nostalgia. paris poem sitting in a café pretending I’m Hemingway sipping and stretching out my café au lait, acting like I’m scribbling away … Continue reading

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