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Ideal is 10 today (and changing...)

We’ve survived, thrived, dived and revived.

As Ideal celebrates its tin anniversary, its owners can say they’ve still got some of the customers they started with, lots more wisdom, much less resistance to gravity. 214 more words


a poem

reading between the lines

the air is perfection, like a fine silken shawl wrapping
a pale blue cloud puff streaked sky that envelops,
the twittering of bird calls a stereophonic wall, 53 more words

Little Bits Of Me

Wordy Whoops

Wwwednesday–Words. Or Work. Whatever.

Last Friday, because it was the day before vacation started and I was, as I said, getting ready for another Labor Day weekend at Youth Conference, I drove out to Camp with Oscar and poked around the closets in the Lodge to see which of the supplies we had that we need every year. 282 more words

Words About God

a poem-ish

We’re at the height of its fiery heat,
though by the wheel’s turning we are already into the decent.
A banana tree in the back yard has grown by feet this past week alone, 163 more words

Little Bits Of Me

a poem

News of the day

More sadness this morning as I awaken to news of loss of life—
a plane crash;
a stroke.

It’s the unexpected and too early passing that always shocks; 546 more words

Little Bits Of Me

poems arriving on the tail end of a dream

the lengths some will go to

oh, longing, a heat in the loins,
the dull ache roiling with a low-grade
feverish glowing of embers.

I breathe into them — sparks arise; 338 more words

Little Bits Of Me

My week of work experience with Lou Fox

by Debbie Griffiths

We’ve just completed Ideal’s first ever work experience with Lou Fox. I’m delighted and dog tired in unequal measure.  Highly delighted because Lou’s blown my assumptions about young people and language right out of the water. 542 more words