Category Archives: Small Moment

Thankful

Anticipation Anxiety Rubber against roadway for two hundred and eleven miles miles and more miles College kids kick it on a long journey home   Try not to worry, momma Just wait. watch. Wait a little longer now.   Dusk settles … Continue reading

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Cloudy Afternoon

Dishwasher lulling with its low harummm rum rum   Slight chill through through the space in the open sliding glass door   blankets cover two a cozy “L” on the couch Read aloud Poems by Jack to Miss Stretchberry bring thoughts of … Continue reading

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Dominoes & Thinking Collide

“Let’s play dominoes,” I suggested. We did. We played three games. I lost all three. I got a little discouraged. I began to think maybe I needed to switch up my strategy. I placed my dominoes by common numbers, a lot … Continue reading

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News 

   A new day  Arrives on the lush green grass Fresh off the press Damp from water we do not have enough of here in Southern California. Headlines Blurred lines What matters? What’s important? If I am uncertain an editor … Continue reading

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Turtle Bay

Serene black and green suspended here in this sublime saline fins float back and forth, stealthy propellers heads bobbing just barely above the Pacific’s serenely surging surface Quiet and calm moving with Aloha graceful ease This is their home. Mahalo … Continue reading

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cookies

“Let’s go exploring,” said Paulito turning towards the door. “Okay,” replied Kimber. They snuck out the door and ran down four flights of stairs.  When they reached street level there were people everywhere. There were lights amidst the darkness. Tiny … Continue reading

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Plans, Schedules, Arrangements

Plans made over a month ago. Schedules cleared and set. Things arranged. So much to do to prepare to get away. Tickets reserved, rooms booked. Errands run. Alternate plans for college girl to get a ride back home after finals. Sad … Continue reading

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