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I have missed writing haiku. Every Tuesday at my Montclair Writers Support Group, each person introduces themselves and talks about writing struggles and goals. I tweak my intro every week, but it always contains “award-winning writer,” “author,” “memoir,” blah blah … Continue reading
“Be happy for this moment; this moment is your life.”~Omar Khayyam, Persian poet I made it to the other side. The 2-day move from Michigan to New Jersey was casual. April weather in February accompanied me my entire drive. My … Continue reading
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”~William Shakespeare, English poet Today is December 25. Tomorrow is December 26. We’re driving to my in-laws that day. Yesterday was December 24, and Friday was December 23. … Continue reading
“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”~Matsuo Basho, Japanese poet Once we listed our house, I thought I’d get my life back; I did, but I lost my mind in the process. Some people would argue … Continue reading
“The secret of getting things done is to act.”~Dante Alighieri, Italian poet . . . . Sometimes you feel like a nap; sometimes you don’t. What that means is sometimes you feel like two naps.
“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.”~Don Marquis, American poet Just another day playing games with my husband. We usually play two games–one is just never enough–and it’s nice when we split the games.
“I am, indeed, a king because I know how to rule myself.”~Pietro Aretino, Italian poet Happy Monday. Yes, it is a happy Monday here for sure: our new air conditioning unit is installed, working and now the weather is too … Continue reading
“To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.”~Euripides, Greek poet “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”~Jim Valvano, American basketball coach It’s a double Words of Wisdom day … Continue reading
“You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.”~Joel Osteen, American clergyman This is a haiku Ku that I wrote today. The … Continue reading
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much more.”~Helen Keller, American writer Another month has passed by, and I have another super-cool reminder of what my life has been about. In no particular order, here are … Continue reading
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”~Maya Angelou, American poet
“Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories.”~Thomas Fuller, English clergyman I got suckered into an April Fool’s joke, the first one played on me in…oh, years…. That’s why I didn’t expect it. At least that’s my excuse and … Continue reading