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He Ain't Goin' Nowhere (Guy Clark)

I will sing a song of sadness
for a man I didn’t really know
although it seems as though
I knew him pretty well.

I knew many of his songs… 427 more words

Spiritual Contemplation

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Looking for Alaska by John Green. ISBN: 978-0142402511 Published by Speak in 2006.  YA Realistic Fiction. 221 pages. $5.65

Awards: Michael L. Printz Award, Los Angeles Book Prize Finalist… 385 more words



No!! Anything but that! Tears spring to my eyes just writing the title. Yet it is something we must face because death happens, and unfortunate and unfair as it may be, chances are we will outlive our cats. 597 more words


Great Advice for Women Over Fifty

About 5 years ago, I wrote a tongue in cheek bit about what it really means to grow older in this bless-ed country!

When you are growing old in the land of nip & tuck, lose weight, dye hair, look young(er), it can be tough to see any humor in the fact that, like it or not, you just tipped over the waterfall of life and are heading towards the end with incredible speed and a few chin hairs. 203 more words

Inspiring People


I don’t like to wait. I get restless and can’t do anything productive while waiting for someone to show up—late. And I don’t like to be late. 1,052 more words

Caring For A Parent

Mother's Day

I did not call my mom yesterday. Nor did I send her flowers or a card. Not even a phone call. To the best of my ability to recall, it is the second time in over fifty years that I did not wish her “Happy Mother’s Day.” … 509 more words

Spiritual Contemplation

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp ISBN: 978-1492622468 Published by Sourcefire Books 2016. YA Fiction. 288 pages. $11.05

Awards: NA

Reviews: TeenReads, … 483 more words