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The Mountain - G. Scarletti

The mountain loomed above him, its summit vanishing into the thick clouds. Up there a storm was raging. The sound of thunder broke through the clouds and every now and then a gap would reveal the menacing vision of the craggy, snow peaked Zenith. 962 more words

All Things Writing

25) Thirty Days of Gratitude -- Day 5

I’m grateful for aging.

Once you become an adult, you spend a few years thinking you’re pretty much still the same as you were before your 19th birthday (yes, 19 where I live…..how can you be an adult if you can’t buy yourself a beer?). 1,327 more words

A Whatchamacallit By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

It’s normal to lose your train of thought now and then.  If that train routinely jumps the track and crashes in a fiery ball of twisted wreckage, you may have a problem. 415 more words


The Support of Community

For those of you that have not read my posts from the very beginning, I grew up on a dirt road in rural Beaufort County. We lived in a house that my parents built right beside my grandparents on a farm that had been in my family for over 100 years. 704 more words

Hope in His Word

I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope     Psalm 130:5 KJV

When we were young many of us used to song: “The B-I-B-L-E, Yes! 257 more words

The Hotel of Multiple Realities

Emily Carter Roiphe | Longreads | February 2018 | 14 minutes (3,466 words)

The Waiting Room

I was leaning on my husband’s shoulder one day as we were walking through a lobby that seemed a bit crowded for the part of New Mexico where we lived. 3,881 more words


Maya Angelou: Beyond Courageous

Maya Angelou is one of one of my favorite poets, philosophers, social commentators, human beings. She always says it right. She is a master of her craft. 112 more words

Gender Issues