Tag Archives: memory

Visitation

Memories of Tigger intruded our walk through the trails today. She used to sit, just so, staring off intently at something out there.  

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Perseverance

  Over and over Then more – over Be strong, take courage Be patient & persistent Don’t get discouraged It is what it is, but not what it seems Don’t delay, don’t give up The last stitch could mean Something … Continue reading

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Life Is

Life is as fleeting as an icicle appearing solid, permanent, strong. . . then gone. Only memory remains of light reflecting clarity, firmly attached beautiful unique now gone. Only sad drops remain. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Forty-one Years Married

Might as well go for Gold . . .

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Another Day

Light seeps into the sky behind ever-moving branches, trees, leaves – powerful shadows over back-drop of serene blue. Light bursts out, the day begins. . . I’ve seen this over and over again but never tire of this opening bit. … Continue reading

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Puddle

Fragments of thought splash the shattered cortex of my cerebellum, do not alight can not enter, only bounce about until settling somewhere inside my brain, lost forever in folds of intelligence, unable to decipher something so simple as a  puddle. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Little Sister

Love you still. Sharron

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Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis Do not cut more than 20% of plant at one time. For drying, cut before it flowers. Dry in bags. Strip leaves from stem when dry. Uses: Prevents breakdown of acetylcholine in brain cells thus prevents Alzheimer’s disease, … Continue reading

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Fitting It Together

Looking for more clues of timing, and what was going on when I wrote those plays and stories in school, obsessed with figuring out who I was back then. A puzzle with pieces here and there. Some fit. Some don’t. … Continue reading

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Blackberry Time

Time to pick blackberries. Pop a few berries in your mouth – warmed by the sun, fresh off the vine while dreaming of blackberry  juice, homemade platz, pie with ice cream – then pick, pick, pick.  

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Poor Memory

It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. ~Lewis Carroll

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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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Easter Sunday 1949

My Recitation at church, Easter Sunday 1949: ‘I have two little feet to walk with Jesus, two little hands to do His will. One little tongue to sing His praises, One little heart to love Him still.’

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Stewed Rhubarb Coming Up

I know it’s spring when red stems of Rhubarb brighten a patch in the garden.  Soon I’ll be cooking up stewed rhubarb to eat over yogurt. My girls used to call it stupidbarb. mm good

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Trip To The City

Traffic zinging, Blowing snow where do all these people go, as many going the other way no one seems to stop and stay. Doctor, dentist waiting room chairs all full before high noon. Mother tucked back in her suite aching … Continue reading

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