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Archives for February, 2016

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Today I Love To Retreat

Winter retreat

Today I love to retreat to the wilds of the country side with my writers' group for the weekend, even if I don't manage to make it for the whole weekend. I love that things that would make relatives and permanent cohabitants fume is just stuff that happens for a group like ours. I love that everyone here writes and when someone drops from the middle of a...
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Today I Love The Brilliant Sun

Good old sun

Today I love the brilliant sun shining through my windows. I love that I slept in a little and awoke to dancing shadows from the spruce tree outside the window across the hall. I love the way that things I recognize immediately as natural still seem new and beautiful. I love that nature always thrills me, even the simplest parts of it. I love the way...
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Today I Love The Howling Wind

A little lull in a stormy day

Today I love the howling wind as it tears its mad way through trees and around corners, across fields and down roads. I love feeling safe and comfortable inside by the fire. I love how in all this weather craziness I saw a starling settle on my deck ril in the snow and look around, seeming to point...
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Today I Love This Scattered Day

The soundtrack of my life

Today I love this scattered day of odd jobs and music and threats of weather. I'm going to take each part of it one step at a time. My phone is loaded with reminders and I'm sitting here waiting for the ringing of my phone's calendar alarm to tell me what I should do first. I love the anticipation. I love that...
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Today I Love The Disappearing Snow

Dwindling snow ...

Today I love the disappearing snow. I know there will be more to come, but I love the way that winter reminds us of the coming thaw and what we have to look forward to. I love that the days are bounding by, and that spring will soon be here, though for my part I'd like them to go a little slower as I have no...
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Today I Love Poetry

Important trees and torn cotton clouds

Today I love poetry. I love that there was a time when the world seemed to feel that being a poet was an important thing to do. I love that there are still traces of that around. I love that poets still speak their minds and hearts, but I love that the poets of the past often seemed to have...
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