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A Day in the Life: Memories of the Monster-in-Law

  A friend wrote about her husband’s quirky family, which stoked a few memories of my first ex’s family, such as it was. My first introduction to the woman who would become my monster-in-law should have been enough to scare … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Feelin’ Groovy

Someone in a Facebook group to which I belong wondered about the romantic nature of creatives, and whether we all see the world through a veil of romanticism. So, the comments that followed mentioned rose-colored glasses, among other things, which … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Fuzzy Memories

¬†While out in the yard last night, assessing the current state of weediness in the gardens, neglected for several weeks while I was away and lamenting the large clumps of crabgrass growing everywhere, I pointed my camera at a seed … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Midwestern Summers

Flying along in my Saab rocket over the back highways of the Midwestern countryside the other day reminded me exactly why I couldn’t wait to return here after a year in the Arizona desert back in the mid-’70s. The lush, … Continue reading

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Universe in Balance

Apollo in the chariot of the sun by Peter Paul Rubens, c.1621-1625. From the Lichtenstein Princely Collections. Apollo, in his chariot, crosses the skies ablaze with color. Darkness encroaches, sun sinks slowly below the horizon. Nightfall. Silence reigns, the odd, … Continue reading

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Celestial Oneness

¬© 2014 Penguin4Peace. All rights reserved. Cascading shimmer. Sunlight on her flowing hair. Incandecere. Blissful bouyancy carried upon joyous winds. Exhilaration. Floating. Aimless in rapturous exultation. Her spirit dances. Darkness envelops her in its heavenly arms. Her light glows within. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Reflections

Father’s Day. Yes, I know, it’s a Hallmark holiday, intended primarily to sell cards and merchandise, candy and chain saws. All the same, I reflect on my relationships with my beloved late father and my not-beloved ex (father of my … Continue reading

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