Monthly Archives: February 2019

Smoldering – A Valentine For Young Lovers

Watching her walk across the room in tight corduroy shorts; the cords moving against one another is like flint striking rock creating sparks which make you smolder all day for you are the wood You smile, knowing she too will … Continue reading

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For Valentines Day – In Memoriam

Parkland, Florida February 14, 2018 . . Lest we forget .

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On Possibilities – For Valentine’s Day

Did your parents meet while marching for peace in San Francisco in that Summer of Love? Or on a freedom ride to Selma sitting there on the bus holding hands thinking “us”? Don’t feel too bad if they first met … Continue reading

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Famous Valentine’s Day Missives

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It’s Starting Again!!

Senator Elizabeth Warren Well you would think that 2020 was just around the corner as the field of potential Democratic candidates begins to look like the Republican field in 2015 before Trump.  By the time Easter rolls around there will … Continue reading

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A February Day Behind The House

Behind the house and across the road Waters in retreat until the coming of the rains.   All of this to the tree line will be under water this summer. Water beyond the trees Permanently dry land And you watch … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday

Rome will always be here eternal, imperishable unlike fresh fruit or cheeses or the days of our lives. The dank catacombs the Colosseum, Appian way or that monastery of the cloistered ones where bastards were abandoned by shamed mothers. Or … Continue reading

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Discovering Wookies!

Clark Boy and Chewbacca 🙂

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Pauli Murray – Black, Lawyer, Lesbian and Saint

For Black History Month Anyone remember Pauli Murray? Who? Pauli Murray.  she was a founding member of the Congress of Racial Equality and the National Organization of Women and counted Langston Hughes and Eleanor Roosevelt among her friends. Would it … Continue reading

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Ads From Back In The Day – #13

“Action pants” with an “Action zone!”  “Now with an extra large snack pack!”   We all knew that women couldn’t drive!   An ad you won’t see anymore   Babies can drink 7-Up!   I presume Stevie got paid for … Continue reading

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