Tag Archives: gratitude

Mirror of your Soul

Poems have been a part of my life ever since I can remember. Growing up, my father wrote poems for my mother on special occasions that usually involved poetic clues to what or where her present was. My oldest sister, … Continue reading

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A Wish Upon A Heart

In accepting this lovely award I’m going to do something out of the box. All my life I’ve never colored inside the lines. I’ve found that, often, what awaits us beyond the perimeter is where we are meant to be. My beautiful friend, … Continue reading

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THE PEAK SEASON

  I will not tread lightly into this season of my life.  The middle season.  Between the sunrise and the sunset.  The peak season, nestled amongst the dark and the light.  I will be steadfast, enveloped by a consciousness of … Continue reading

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Harvesting Autumn

I stand amongst rows of pumpkins.  Lined up like a marching band arranged across a football field.  Happy, as the gentle sun washes across my face, while a crisp air dances on my skin.  Various colors and shapes call out … Continue reading

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ORANGE CRUSH

OR – ANGE you glad Football season has arrived?  In our house everything is coming up Orange! (and maroon).  My husband, Sam, is a Hokie.  I’m a Hokie by marriage only, which makes me an adopted child in the worldwide … Continue reading

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