Category Archives: Musings

Nature Changes Clothes

Snow fell along the lake this April morning as I walked and observed nature in its frozen glory. Birds above carried on conversations with one another. Lots of flooding and displaced ducks and geese tried to decide where to alight … Continue reading

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Childhood Freedom

Recent media accounts of a couple in Maryland prompted me to write this week about the freedom and pleasure of childhood play. I was fortunate to start my early childhood years in rural Massachusetts in and around the Springfield, Palmer … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Family

What is a family? We could attempt to define this within the contours of logic, but it would only be a concept in the mind. And concepts typically don’t compel us to travel vast distances to be with our families … Continue reading

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Let’s consider…

Three things to ponder: Fall Back to school Learning foreign languages Fall in New England is my favorite time of the year with the gorgeous warm colors of foliage.  It reminds me of what was and what is to come.  … Continue reading

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An ethereal world

As I gaze upon the landscape and the advent of  fall colors and cooler mornings upon us, I create mental images.  Without skipping a beat, my creativity turns to poetry and so today’s blog entry features my musings. An ethereal world I … Continue reading

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