Category Archives: VIEW FROM MY SOAP BOX

A FEATHER(ED) FRIEND – Message from the Amazon

Was it sunlight twinkling in the steaming emerald canopy that whet your curiosity before the steady downpour that urged you to soar high above the fragrant jungle floor? Or Was it afterwards, when you took flight and came to alight … Continue reading

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DOIN’ THE HAPPY DANCE – A Dream Come True

Beth Terrill at NorthSouth Books and Elena Rittinghausen at NordSüd Verlag have bought world rights to   There Are No Dragons in This Book, a debut picture book by Donna Weidner (l.), illustrated by Carla Haslbauer, about a dragon explaining to readers that … Continue reading

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SERMERSSUAQ UKARPALUGPOQ – An Earth Day Tribute

SermerssuaqThe Big Ice weepswailssighs at humankind’s inability to use their knowledge wisely  

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LAST (99) WORD (S) for ’21

Sanskrit translation: May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.   As it often happens when … Continue reading

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MOONSCAPE – A Dose of Nonsense

When you were a kid, did anyone ever stare up at the sky and refer to a crescent moon as God’s toenail clipping? Or suggest to you the moon is made of green cheese? I could understand swiss cheese. Maybe. … Continue reading

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MOLECULARLY SPEAKING…

…we are all that is, was, and ever shall be gas, liquid, solidbustling atoms bond,breeding beings of breath, blood, bone     a convergence of matter = a mass  of varied shapes, colors, sizesfurred, feathered, scaled, petaled, prickly, slick   we … Continue reading

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enVISIONing A WORK-IN-PROGRESS

Every writer has their own modus operandi when they begin a new project. Since my artistic abilities are rather lacking, I like to create a vision board. I browse magazines, scavenge for items in nature, snap photos, rifle through old … Continue reading

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JOE DOG and LOLLIPOP – A Pandemic Memory

JOE!

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A COSMIC DELICACY OF GALACTIC PROPORTION

In a chocolate galaxy, far, far away, the Flavonol3-O-beta-glucoside O-malonyltransferase gather in a non-disclosed location  deep within the dark nether regions of the cocoa nebulae. Their mission: to effect the fabrication of a product so bold, so intense, so indescribably … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOT MY GOAT TODAY? – The Pet Peeve That Got Away

We all have strong opinions on one thing or another – the issues that get your goat. There are plenty to go around, right? I don’t think I need to list any. You know yours. I know mine. We probably … Continue reading

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