Monthly Archives: January, 2014


Xtin   I’d never really believed we could find one at all, these clever, teddy-eyed, bauble-shaped puffs of feathers with red dickies that stood on snowy festive fence-posts and showed Mary the key to the secret garden.     I came to England and suddenly it was all about the birds. That can’t be all, …

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Healing Quote of the Day

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” — Howard Thurman More about Howard Thurman

The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien Or There and Back Again “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all!  Go sideways?  Impossible!  Go forward?  Only thing to do!  On we go!” Read The Hobbit


The Posies On the way back from yesterday, give yourself a break And say hello to the now you know Now you know (let it go) today There’s no prison left inside to guard you through Conversations on and on… Find Conversations by the Posies Youtube Post by SeeThisRadio  

Your Catfish Friend

Richard Brautigan If I were to live my life in catfish forms in scaffolds of skin and whiskers at the bottom of a pond and you were to come by one evening when the moon was shining down into my dark home and stand there at the edge of my affection and think, “It’s beautiful …

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Dr. King

Artist Jess Regelson with MLK Elementary School Students Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only Light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only Love can do that.  –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King mosaic in the lobby of MLK Elementary School in Providence, Rhode Island View more art by Jess Regelson at Indian …

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Smashing Ice

Janine Debaise     He grinned and began throwing the chunks of ice. They smashed against the rock with a satisfying sound that echoed throughout the valley. After a few minutes, I took a second pair of gloves out of my camera bag and joined him…       “Maybe you can help him look …

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Healing Quote of the Day

The universe is made of stories, not atoms. –Muriel Rukeyser More about Muriel Rukeyser Previous posts of Muriel Rukeyser

The Shipping News

Annie Proulx For if Jack Buggit could escape from the pickle jar, if a bird with a broken neck could fly away, what else might be possible? Water may be older than light, diamonds crack in hot goat’s blood, mountaintops give off cold fire, forests appear in mid-ocean, it may happen that a crab is …

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Beck Think I’m stranded but I don’t know where I got this diamond I don’t know  how to shine… If we can learn how to freeze ourselves alive We can learn to leave these burdens to burn Find Orphans