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So Where Was I

So, where was I in my life story? I left. That was not the end but the beginning. I could write scenes, of a naïve young woman taken for a joy ride through half her life or how she survived … Continue reading

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The Scent of Summer

Purple and White Lilac scent the whole yard.  Summer is here indeed. 

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Yesterday It Was Spring, Today It’s Winter Again

Yesterday I pulled up the dead stalks of Jerusalem artichoke in the garden and smiled at the new yellow/green shoots of Lovage poking warily out of the soil. Today everything is white again, as though yesterday was just a hallucination. … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup Weather

Nothing warms a day or a soul, like homemade chicken soup stirred with love and happy conversation. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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My Valentine To You

  The most valuable gift I can think of is the gold of a sunset we share or the sound of a stream singing love songs, and soft breezes touching our hair, or a walk through the darkness together not … Continue reading

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Home

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.” ~ George Moore

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Dancing With Memories

“Here, in this house, her recollections glowed like embers on the hearth, and each night, in their warmth, she’d take a memory or two down from the shelf and dance with them for a while.” ~Ari Berk

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Just When

Just when I think I have figured it out and my muse shows up with creative shout, just when my day dreams slide off of the fence and my theorizing finally makes sense, just when my memories float up from … Continue reading

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Watching The Old Year Die – Part 2

Christmas is almost all packed away in old suitcases of Christmases past, and like leftover candy canes I pray peace and goodwill will last. ©2016 Sharron R. McMillan

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Watching The Old Year Die Part 1

We’re planning fondue for New Year’s Eve an allegory for the year we leave, parts we’ve lived, scenes we’ve seen – small pieces of the year that has been. Rare and red, seared in oil, days of pain, nights of … Continue reading

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Backward Glances

Usually the luxury of looking back is too costly for me, but this is the time of year I allow myself a moment or two. On a beautiful, clear day when the sun is sparkling on the waves, and the … Continue reading

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