Monthly Archives: August 2010

Another Hurricane Coming

Another Hurricane Coming Hurricane: hurricane Sounds like a Negro spiritual or command to walk faster Or maybe a warning to not eat sugar Or a sigh for the world Hurricane creeping up the coast while we scurry To get ready again all the while hoarding and grabbing The Red Cross is changing color And the […]

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Hurricane on the east coast

Hurricane Isabel     A hurricane is coming. People behave as if they were members of an ant colony Industriously hauling water, batteries, duct tape, condoms, and Cheerios. Unlike the ants, they are not cooperative; The rise of the wind is commensurate with the level of greed. All the fresh water is gone already and […]

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Mercury and it’s bad habits

mercury is in retrograde for the next couple of weeks so don’t expect things to go smoothly. Plus there is a Piceas full moon this afternoon around 1:30. If you try to work anything out with someone you will undoubtedly find yourself frustrated. People these days seem to be lacking good listening skills. They listen with […]

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You are Mostly Wrong!

I think I will become a nun

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Leave time to cool off…

Hot Things If you take something off the stove after it boils and let it sit, after a while it will cool off. This is my latest credo in life. It works for everything. Love affairs Arguments Business decisions. It is just a great mantra for life. If something feels too hot to handle then […]

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family wall

In our house in Maine there is a family wall where many memories are drawn or painted. The first measurement of a child’s height was done about 35 years ago when my daughter, Christina, was 2 years old. The wall is now covered with lots of memories and people who visit continue to make more of […]

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Nothing is moving today

Nothing is moving today. Neither the trees nor the grass Not the top parts of the ocean Nor the blacks birds over the path. Nothing is moving and so we are still. The heat falls onto us mid morning and children lose interest . Remember the sounds of summer: airplanes and barking dogs The Good […]

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I am grateful for comments like this as this is what makes me write. Thanks

Dear  Ms. Watson, I have read a few of your blogs, most recently  the one your wrote this morning. There is great heart and truth in what you write. You talked about fear and yet you expose your soul  in a way few can articulate and to anyone with open eyes, some find great fear […]

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More on Abandonment and Car Accidents

Why write? I write because I have to write. I have been writing since I was in third grade. At first it was about my dog and now it is still about my dog and sometimes about my men. All right, all you readers out there in web land who gave me a hard time […]

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