Category Archives: Marriage

Easter Sunday

    Back around Easter, as you may probably be aware, I started this poem and I had only the first three lines complete when I put it on the shelf for whatever reason and this morning I happened to … Continue reading

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Where Did My Little Girl Go?

    Two years ago I posted this poem in honor of my daughter’s wedding. TWO YEARS? Are you kidding me? Now I’m starting to think that the title should be; “Where Does The Time Go?” Rachel and Gregg are … Continue reading

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The Letter

THE LETTER  Dear Linda Lou, the letter said, your dear old, faithful dog is dead, and I hate to be the one, to break the news. * Not much has happened, since you left town. Oh, the first parish church … Continue reading

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     Just a few words to relate to you, how I feel about my life as I reflect on the gifts that God has given me. If we were all as fortunate as I have been, then there would be no place … Continue reading

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From Womb To Tomb

     Whilst, (love that word) looking through the works for something to post, I came across this, and because I spotted October in it, the genius that I am said, “hey, it’s October now, so, why not publish this one?”  It tells life’s story I … Continue reading

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The Magic Line

     I posted this one before, but, every once in a while, the reality of this poem comes to the fore, and I wonder, “hey,if my mind doesn’t think old, why can’t I get up, from any position without groaning, cursing, and holding … Continue reading

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The Wedding (pt. 4)

     The Wedding  August 20, 2011 All the worries of rain or other foul weather conditions brought on by the “ten-day forecast” gave way to this; a brilliant, sparkling, sunny day in the town of Portsmouth, N.H. (postal zip code 03801). The ladies had … Continue reading

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The Wedding (pt. 3)

Ah, the ‘Oar House’ “seafood, steak, and spirits”! Tucked away in an alley along the docks, sits a quaint and delightful spot of refreshment, for the wandering seafarers, and “land lubber” alike. The first time that I spotted the ‘Oar House’ … Continue reading

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The Wedding (pt 2)

Ok, where was I? Oh, yeah, day one for the Downings, and we were back at the room and resting after lunch, for about an hour and a half, until we headed off to the Moffatt-Ladd  House and Gardens for the rehearsal, … Continue reading

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The Wedding (Pt. 1)

     Our first order of business was to pick up Melody (our grand-dogger) at Gregg’s mom’s house and deliver her safely to the Residence Inn, a dog friendly hotel, (and the entire town by the way). Mission accomplished! Beth (Rachel’s … Continue reading

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