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Dive Into Your Memories with August's NaBloPoMo

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NaBloPoMo: Add All Your August 2014 Posts Here!

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Create Memories with August's NaBloPoMo

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No More Striving

No more striving.No more work.Strong words,Commands actually.The words reverberate in my mindOver and over,Like a mantra.A Divine mantra.A Holy reminder to let God work in my core self,Unhindered by my meddling.This work of transformingIs a Holy workI just get in the wayWhen I attempt to manufacture myself into my idea of holiness.Laughable attempts which are caricatures of real saints...more

YOU CAN'T ROLLER SKATE IN A BUFFALO HERD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6WjfuxfIiwTruths are so simple and true.  Have you listened to Roger Miller's song "You Can't Go Roller Skating in a Buffalo Herd"?  It sounds like a fun and silly song, but it has a lot of wisdom to it."Ya can't roller skate in a buffalo herdYa can't roller skate in a buffalo herdYa can't roller skate in a buffalo herdBut you can be happy if you've a mind to...more
We had that song on 8-track when I was a kid. Yes. 8-track.more

Dipping in...

  My Friday blog: do I dip into my memory for blogging ideas or do I discuss the here and now?...more

Photo Friday: Architecture

Today's Photo Friday selection is another picture taken from the Windsor side of the Detroit Riverfront, just a short walk from my house. I was tickled by the juxtaposition of the quaint wooden birdhouse against the steel and glass of Detroit's skyline - two completely different sizes and styles of architecture captured in the same shot. ...more

RUNNING AS FAST AS I CAN

It's almost Friday again and time for Friday Fictioneers and my tall tale of 100 words. My story is inspired by Stephen King's Lawnmower Man. Our gracious host is Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.  I hope to be able to read some of the others' stories this time as will be heading out on Saturday again. Hoping to get a laptop or more data on my iPhone. I know I got too many She did this....but I'm squished for time.  Critiques welcome. :-)...more

Can We Love Another Completely?

“We can love completely—even without complete understanding…” Remembering last year… One of my daughters Shattered , Pieces flew everywhere Slapping everyone in the face Shocking Freezing Thwarting all attempts to love her. We were all in agony Our fierce love was as ineffective as  a noodle arrow which could not pierce through  to her heart....more

Organ Donation Part 2: Talk to your family!

After reading the comments on the post I shared yesterday (World Organ Donation Day: Are you registered as an organ donor? ...more

Scrips and scraps scattered about

Just to remind everyone that this month I am blogging about Memory and more importantly Mnemonics.I am suffering from "my brain is a sieve" syndrome. I need memory triggers for everything lately. It is so frustrating!...more

World Organ Donation Day: Are you registered as an organ donor? Are you SURE?

This past week, in recognition of World Organ Donation Day, my friends at Write Tribe held a blog carnival where bloggers were encouraged to write and share their own posts related to organ donation. ...more

Help: I’ve got 5 Older Sisters

When you live with five older sisters you might as well have six mothers. The school bus was not scheduled to pull up for another twenty minutes....more