Archive for May, 2011

May 30 2011

An Unexpected Gift

Tweet I shouldn’t have been surprised, but I was. Shocked, actually, and then heartbroken. The two magnificent redwoods in the area just outside our condo’s kitchen window were slated to be removed. Thirty-five years or so ago someone thought planting little redwoods throughout the grounds was a lovely idea, even calling our association of dwellings […]

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May 21 2011

Hung So High, Sky So Blue

Tweet Rarely have I sought to write poetry. Oh, I’ve done it for 50-year celebrations, retirement parties, events honoring someone. And, yes, I’ve written them to/about my children on special occasions –when my daughter graduated from nursing school, for my son’s graduation from law school, on my youngest daughter’s twenty-fifth birthday. Mostly, though, poems come […]

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