After the rainstorm
Hanging stars on a clothesline
A nighttime project
Unfolds her chair at the park
And waits for nightfall
The stars don’t care where you live
That’s the kindness of nature
Poetry stands alone
breathing life into words
Set it free into the world
So someone can catch one
Queen of the road,
Unselfish cheery tree
A blooming tsunami of pale blossoms
About this #DailyLightSavings; here we go again squandering things. Seems like such a waste of a perfectly good hour. I’m in for saving mine for later. Just think how much more writing time you could bank!
Title title: Senate Sergeant at Arms Charles Higgins turns forward the Ohio Clock for the first Daylight Saving Time, while Senators William Calder (NY), William Saulsbury, Jr. (DE), and Joseph T. Robinson (AR) look on, 1918. U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C.] Contributor Harris & Ewing
A prize is an honor that from the earliest stage of our remembrance we have yearned to receive. Some prizes are earned after long and arduous work and commitment, and then some prizes are received after very little work or accomplishments. A prize can be given and accepted as a token, or it can live out well beyond the life of the receiver. Some prizes are cherished and others prizes such as laughter and happiness are seldom acknowledged as such and rather taken for granted.
We find prizes are consumed such as candy which pours out from the innards of a “pinata” after it receives quite a beating and then tumbles down like hail and gathered in a frenzied scurry; while other prizes are worn like jewelry around the neck such as a medal earned by an athlete. Some prizes are trophies to be displayed on the mantle…
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Nanette L. Avery
Reviewed by Tammy Ruggles for Reader Views (12/2020)
“Who,” by Nanette L. Avery, is an entertaining work of fictional satire that will have the sleuthing wheels turning in your head. This book pulls together the whodunit tropes you know and love–a murder mystery experience to top them all–but in parody form, which makes it all the more fun. The author brings together a cast of renowned and infamous cast of characters that you will probably recognize, and they’re seeking justice for being mischaracterized and maligned over the years. An enigmatic fan invites the individual characters to a private island, to receive restoration. The Babbitt Publishing Company is behind this affair, which opens the door for delicious mystery and trickery to give way to murder. Fans of Agatha Christy and the Brothers Grimm will be treated to a humorous twist to the whodunit…
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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, folks in all parts of the country are preparing for what will be a holiday meal celebration. And although the festivities this precarious year will be smaller and more intimate, the turkey family is not taking any chances of sticking around. And who can blame them!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Stay safe!