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We All Need Nurturing #StillShePersisted

I have never been a cat person, having cohabited with a dog for most of my life; I’ve always been on #TeamDog. However, recently, I adopted three stray cats; two boys and a little girl. 933 more words

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A Newborn Year -- A Newborn Life

To the new born, everything is new. While usually their eyes are still sealed shut, the new world around them is vibrant with sounds, smells and textures. 690 more words


Jack Benny: Goodbye 1941, Hello 42

And for another thing I can share anytime but that feels timely today: a New Year’s Eve broadcast from The Jack Benny Program. Through the early 40s Jack Benny had a tradition that was antiquated even then. 190 more words


Countdown to 2017: Tend the Fire

Simon Vouet, “Father Time Overcome by Love, Hope, and Beauty,” , via Wikimedia Commons

Toll the New Year’s bells,

sing, ring, out with the old, 108 more words


Shattered Mirror

(Inspired by “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Anderson)

A mirror made by demons, finely wrought

To bring them sport through Hell’s eternal night… 471 more words


Testament: Part 4


     Sparn had become an orensu—a student of Yanash and his strange new ways. From one place to another he drove his car in the caravan of curious followers. 1,933 more words