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Syncopated Destiny by Bruce Levine

Charles Warren had been working on his invention for two years, but a key component continued to elude him.     It was simply a machine that played a simple melody, but it wasn’t a traditional music producing machine like a music box or hurdy-gurdy, but rather a giant set of complex elements, more like a huge mechanical sculpture. 663 more words

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Limericks--dVerse Meeting the Bar

Now for a bit of whimsy as Frank treats us to a limerick prompt at dVerse MTB. I could go on and on.

Limericks… 106 more words


Because it's pretty.

This year the sand plum, the flowering plum (unless it’s a cherry or some other  heirloom fruit tree, we and the arborists are still uncertain after 18 years) the forsythia, the hyacinths, and the scented daffodils, and most of the tulips decided to bloom within the same week. 141 more words


If you went down to the woods today

If you went down to the woods today,
did you walk in sunshine or stand in the shadow?
If you went down to the woods today, 45 more words

Random Moments

Oh the places your imagination can take you....


A quick 15 minute sketch of last night’s monkey boy now dressed up a a pirate sailing the high seas with his trusty companion, Buster. 28 more words


an elephant with balloons

One of my goals for this year is to finish projects that I had started but had to put aside for one reason or another (usually health related).  276 more words