Tag Archives: Donna Weidner

THE SOUP INVADER

Of all the things I expected to find in my tomato soup, this wasn’t one of them. A few seeds so small they’d slipped through the strainer unnoticed? Perhaps. A bit of chopped onion that had stuck to the pot and avoided being puréed … Continue reading

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STATE OF MIND

Sometimes, when I feel stressed hurried, I think of this sapling. Although she has lofty aspirations, she is in no rush to achieve them. Grounded in the present, she reminds me to slow down, breathe, focus on myself and then broaden that scope to include the … Continue reading

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ONCE THE LIGHT IS OUT

I miss you already. Once the light is out and the room is silent, I will miss you even more. “Remember the time…” fills the house already. Once the light is out and the house is silent I will remember you even more…   Like how you … Continue reading

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ONE HECK OF A MO

Here a Mo, there a Mo, Everywhere a Mo, Mo. If you write or are thinking of writing, November’s got the MO that will invite the muse and ignite inspiration. First, the mother of MOs. The MO that started it all

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MY HAPPY PLACE

When the craziness of the outer world invades my inner peace, a visit to a nearby happy place and a deep breath restores the calm:

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PASS THE AWESOME SAUCE, PLEASE

The fog had not yet cleared, the air had a nip to it that warranted wearing a light jacket, and I was dang happy that Lucy did not step on the snake that popped from the underbrush and slithered across … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE OF HANGING WORDS

Can you think of a better place than an entire house filled with books and art for a group of writers and artists to meet once a month to dive into craft? I can’t. Besides lending itself to good company, tasty nibbles, and an occasional … Continue reading

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CELESTIAL MUSINGS

Do stars look to the heavens and marvel at their surroundings? Might they gossip over a neighbor’s blueshift or trails of cosmic dust as they redshift on their path to eternity?

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Travel Tip # 1 – A LAUGHING MATTER

Whenever the travel bug sends me to a place where I don’t speak the language, I make it a point to learn how to say No – Thank you. In my experience, a nod accompanied by a smile will do for Hello, a … Continue reading

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TODAY IS A GOOD DAY

Seven weeks. That’s forty-nine days or one-thousand-one-hundred-seventy-six hours since my last post. When I began blogging nearly three years ago, my intention was to post once a week with an occasional lapse only due to post adventure maladies, jelly-fish stings, or extended bouts … Continue reading

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