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November 01, 2022

Feast of All Saints

This is my favorite holiday. Or perhaps tomorrow is. Today is the Feast of All Saints - every soul in heaven is celebrated. We must know some of them. Tomorrow is the Feast of All Souls. It ...


October 11, 2022

Tuesday - after Columbus day

I sit here and watch the world crumble. My corner’s not. that bad. It’s semi-good. But the rest of the world is not much fun to look at. I’m reading a Tracy Kidder book. Strength in What R...


October 09, 2022

This is

Tell me Tell please Tell me what you want to tell me Tell me what I need to know. Make me Make me happy Make me glisten like a morning rose Dew dropped, fragrant, the color of tomorrow. Help me H...


October 04, 2022

Gracie/Mommy poem III

We have had a life The dog and the woman Gracie and Mommy It’s lasted from when the factory closed Until almost no one remembers anymore. Walks and runs, naps and pants Time that lasted forever Y...


… tired of me. There seems to be no end to the past I want to dredge up or the present I want to expand upon. But here’s Bill Moyers and Sherman Alexie. Oh and last night I watched a movie call...


October 02, 2022

Late summer hay...

.... raked in windrows. … from the tractor. … tractor and baler. … wagon with bales - cow candy. There were seven or eight big round bales too. The pictures aren’t quite the way I’d take t...


She was Irish. She was Catholic. She was smart. She prized neatness. She wanted big things from/for me. Her hair got gray early. She had been a country school teacher. She liked her garden and h...


October 01, 2022

How blue the sky...


September 30, 2022

Hard things

This is Gracie. I have hands. I can put words in the keyboard. I can tell you what’s inside a dog. Mommy lies on the floor and licks the sore on her arm Mommy finally know who I am, she knows H...


January 3, 1961 - 10:15 P.M. - Desk Today was a pretty big day. School isn’t really too bad after all. During English class we were to write a piece of creative writing. I wrote on ‘1961 The U...


September 29, 2022

My house and Sassy

Does anyone remember Sassy Brujur - that might have been her name, it might not have been. She was a great Open Diary-er, an Englishwoman living in Spain. She had a guest house and she was alw...


September 28, 2022

Peanut butter and crackers

If Gracie could be human one night And I could lie on the floor waiting If Gracie had hands that could spread The peanut butter and offer it to me I’d ask for another and another again And she wo...


September 25, 2022

today


September 16, 2022

Have a cow... and her friends

These are at away pasture. Jim says they come home Monday. I will have to help. Wish me luck. Wish Jim luck. Wish the cows luck. Thanks for all that luck wishing. ps I like cows when t...


I got out of bed to fire up the computer, to look for youtubes. It’s cold enough for socks, an extra sweatshirt and a stocking cap. I left Annie’ Proulx’s Wyoming stories in my bed. They mak...


..... posted this on Twitter this morning. It’s Friday. The sun is coming up. I think I have to go to town today.


September 08, 2022

Three things -

The mail is back. I sent Katie and someone else letters. I feel kind of neutral about the death of Queen Elizabeth II. I’d really like a walk and nobody or nothing is stopping me. Fir...


I miss my diet Pepsi. In the last selkie movie “Ondine”, the main character was trying not to drink and there wasn’t an Alcoholics Anonymous in his town, so he would go the priest in the con...


August 29, 2022

Ok guys...

… do me a favor, please. Tell me why you don’t like Updike. Emphasis on why/what you don’t like. Thanks greatly.


August 18, 2022

Good Day

Thank you all for your good (and otherwise) advice. I compiled it for my writer’s group and it was popular. The ‘don’t gain more than 5 lbs after marriage’ got a laugh. I have leftover...


August 17, 2022

I'm grateful for ....

Beautiful perfect weather. More time with Gracie. Beef stew.


August 12, 2022

Ideas? Input? All welcome

Next week’s writing topic is best/worst advice you’re gotten from a parent or other adult. After some thought, all I’ve got is: My dad telling me to leave the car in second gear till I got to t...


August 04, 2022

What's more important?

loyalty? or variety?


He was Cash’s soninlaw. Roseanne’s hubby. Somebody left somebody. Oh and one more. I associate this song with Waylon.... but it’s Rodney’s. End of this one above has an L-shaped piano. H...


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