Monthly Archives: October 2022

Wait! A Pile of Leaves?

Now with the robins gone from their nest, I decided to investigate how it looked inside. My goodness!  Filled with seed pods.  For the winter I assume. What efficiency they employed building the nest.  Bits and pieces of found rests … Continue reading

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Remember when?

Remember when you were given reasons to study a foreign language? The teacher gave a list to justify learning a language. In retrospect, I smile when I recall being told and later telling my own German language students of the … Continue reading

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My First Love

Come, sit a spell, and listen to the story I have to tell. My first love, my Dad, was a great role model. I sound like him when I say and do tasks. Pot handles face the middle of the … Continue reading

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For Now

For now, his earthly life is complete. For now, he has eternal peace. Integrity, courage, honesty tempered with humor. Always teaching others. Tucked into his niche in a simple pine box with his name and a cross. He was surrounded … Continue reading

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