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#302 of 365 - 4 Haiku

4 Haiku



wet jeans rolled up like

walking in the surf; sump pump

working overtime


touring campuses

tree-lined futures that leave me

walking through regrets… 32 more words


Geezer Alert

I’m about to rant about something which makes me sound (and feel) really old.  I’m not going to rag on the most recent music (I love ALL music), I don’t particularly care what the younger generation wears, and I don’t really care if they spend all day with their noses in their phones on their personal time, but a lack of manners and decorum really pisses me off. 790 more words

Other People Not Caring About You Can Be A Good Thing

At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all… 231 more words


The "Go-To" Prayer

Some guys we love are planting a church, so we asked what we could pray about.

“Wisdom!” was the collective reply.

So many decisions, changes, and responsibilities. 295 more words


#298 of 365 - 4 Haiku

4 Haiku



just a few candles

code for the number of years

too big for one cake



birthday dance; my feet

no longer moving as fast… 26 more words


I Sit Apprised of My Discontent

I sit apprised of my discontent
Lonely on a high ledge
My spirit born tenacity
Carries my legs just halfway to the hilltop
And energy to soak up sun and life… 104 more words


I Want to Grow Old in South Carolina

I had a whole blog post lined out in my head, the jist of it jotted down in my journal. Yet, I’ve been sitting here at the Barefoot Barista (local Pawleys Island coffee house) watching four elderly women play dominos, sip ice tea and chat with the occasional collective gasp followed by an “oh no!” or “you don’t say!” I had to change my game plan. 145 more words

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