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Grandma’s Shoes. Pennies in a Urinal. Or . . . What Inspires Us

My friend Webster defines Inspiration ~ 1. To stimulate a person to create or other activity or to express certain ideas. 2. To fill with or to instill a certain feeling. 3. To communicate ideas etc. by a divine agency. … Continue reading

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Finding Yellow-Green

“What no wife of a writer can understand is that a writer is working when he’s staring out the window.” ~ Burton Rascoe, American journalist, editor, literary critic I don’t stare out my window so much, but I do stare … Continue reading

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“Live in the layers, not on the litter.”

“Live in the layers, not on the litter.” ~ Stanley Kunitz, 1905-2006, American Poet; Poet Laureate Consultant to the Library of Congress – 1997, 2000 My friend Butch shook his finger at me and waved  his arms, his raspy voice … Continue reading

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