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Weightless

April 25, 2003 Weightless As a child I would stand at the edge of the pool—usually at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Then I would let myself tumble forward into the water. The warm water would surrounded me and for a … Continue reading

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Reincarnation, Refocus and Reshaping Reality

February 26, 2009 Reincarnation, Refocus and Reshaping Reality. These are the themes that I wish to explore. It all comes back to the return! First, Lost continues to redefine itself. This season has been fast paced and filled with an … Continue reading

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Namaste

March 21, 2009 Namaste is a greeting used in yoga classes. Alice Vaughn-Goldman used it in her class and I used it in mine at Madison Adult Ed. It means, “I honor the place within you in which the entire … Continue reading

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A Certain Slant of Light

September 27, 2012 Slant of Light “A Certain Slant of Light—on winter afternoons—that oppresses like the weight—of cathedral tunes. Heavenly hurt it gives us—we can fine no scar—but internal difference—where the meanings are,” wrote Emily Dickinson. The poem talks of … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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Evanescence

Evanescence I heard Bring Me To Life in the commercial for Daredevil back in 2003. I absolutely loved the song and went out and bought the CD shortly after that. I put in the CD and listened to the whole … Continue reading

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54 1/2 Third Street

July 4, 1996 Freedom The house seems so empty the past couple of days. Most of my stuff is in the other house. Only my bare essentials are here. Soon nothing will be. As we move, I am filled with … Continue reading

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