Happy Easter

************** **************** May the blessings of this Easter season find their way to your hearts and to all you love. ***** Peace and Love to all of you. ****************** Paul

Spring Is Sprung (maybe)

More Crocus are popping up in the beds. Hyacinths are rearing their beautiful heads. Maybe Spring is arriving in the Great Lakes ??? ********************** Now for a challenge for any knowledgeable gardeners, horticulturists, or anyone else with expertise in plants… These are native to southern California, a wildflower, a field plant….  What are they????? *******************************… Read More Spring Is Sprung (maybe)

Yesterday

************* There is a place called yesterday I passed it down the road A place the heart can stop and play And loose it’s heavy load ***** Memories live in this old place And most find respite there A friend, a sweet familiar face Give sweetness to the air. ***** Best not linger there too long What’s… Read More Yesterday

Spring !!! (I hope)

***************************** ***************************** Slowly, gingerly, they push their heads above the nearly frozen soil and open their faces to the sun. **************************** (Crocus – 3/26/2013) ******** **** **

Love….., or Not

*************************** ******************** What about the word LOVE !  What does that word mean in contemporary society.  Is it just another meaningless throwaway word now? Let’s look at the formal definition from the dictionary… ………………………………………………………………………. love: noun: 1. a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.  2. a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as… Read More Love….., or Not

The Faces of War

***************************************** War…, one of the most inhuman atrocities that humans can inflict upon other humans and throughout the centuries it seems we have learned nothing.  Governments even today use it as a first reaction…, to political problems…, for acquisition of lands that are not theirs…, as a punishment to their own citizens who disagree with a… Read More The Faces of War

NDE

******************** ******************** Every minute that you spend thinking about what’s wrong subtracts precious time from concentrating on doing the right things.  We die a little every day that we are alive.  Being alive and living are two individual, separate activities.  Being alive is just a passive existance.  Living is making that existance meaningful. I have… Read More NDE

Wintersun Blues

…………………………………………………………… ***************** Woke this morning to cold and snow Spring’s in two days, don’t you know Stepped out into a blustery wind Will this miserable winter never end The sun is out, but it’s not warm It lacks its usual brilliant charm. It’s just too cold outside to do anything And I’m really feeling the… Read More Wintersun Blues