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ARLINGTON

May the God that they worshiped grant unto them the peace for which they so bravely sacrificed themselves for us who are the living!    Arlington Crosses and stars perfectly rowed on manicured fields so patiently mowed. Red, white and … Continue reading

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On Being A Curmudgeon

On Being A Curmudgeon  When summer arrives just a bit too soon and gets one to complainin’ is there not then something wrong? Since the spring’s been mostly rainin’?   I’m thinkin’ that it must be the New Englander here inside … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

One of my first attempts at writing, and one that I repeat quite often  on Mother’s Day, or so it would seem. Happy Mother’s Day! A Mother’s Gift *** You filled a space no other could, you taught me always think the … Continue reading

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Roads and Paths

Inspired by a recent post from Minnesota Prairie Roots@www.wordpress.com by Audrey Kletscher Helbling, author and photographer extraordinaire on traveling the interstate highway systems.  Thanks Audrey for the motivation! Give her blog a visit you’ll enjoy her down home American Midwestern … Continue reading

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On Our Traveling Minstrel Show

 On Our Traveling Minstrel Show Can or will there ever be another, any other, just the same as you or even just as me? If true or not then how will we ever know, if it be so, without proof of such if … Continue reading

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The March Wind

As a “tribute” to the winds of March that blustered and bullied us here in New England this past weekend.. The March Wind Tis the lion’s roar we feel this day as the March wind so bitterly bears the freeze … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Earth and Us, ecology, environment, humor, life, lodges, misery, poet, Poetry, reflections, Spirits, torment, wishing, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A Tale of Truth and Lies

                 A Tale of Truth and Lies A wise old Irishman by the name of O’Flynn once stood on the stoop of “The Olde Sailor’s Inn” and he cried in remorse for his … Continue reading

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