Monthly Archives: April 2016

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“After all, I don’t see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh I turn to see Bella part the sea a million tiny miracles under my … Continue reading

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No Politico

“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means.” – Joan Didion I follow bar rules for blogging – never discuss religion or politics. But the ongoing spectacle the media is selling … Continue reading

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Soaring Above Pulpit Rock

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike.” – John Muir I would like to acknowledge the raptor who soared overhead while I sat … Continue reading

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Philly Loves Poetry

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver April is National Poetry Month and Philadelphia celebrated beginning with Philly Poetry Day on April 9th with readings throughout the city in venues ranging from the … Continue reading

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Just Because

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett Never accept “Just Because” unless, of course, it comes with California Stars

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Billie Holiday

“If your feet are firmly planted on the ground you’ll never be able to dance.” – Iris Johansen Happy Birthday Billy Holiday, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 7, 1915. Billie grew up in poverty and dropped out of school in the fifth grade. She … Continue reading

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