Monthly Archives: February 2013

“When They Are Gone, the Silence Goes”

This was originally published five years ago today in The Harris County Journal. Here’s to the last day in love month and a salute to that which I love so much –the land. There is something in the forests. A silence that lives among the giant oaks, … Continue reading

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The Unadilla Water Song — More About Love

My maternal grandmother’s name was May Yon Dickey Freeman.  She married my grandfather, Henry Cuthburt Freeman, on December 4, 1918. She was 32 years old and teaching school at the Dickey School in Sugar Valley, Georgia, with her father, William Franklin Dickey. … Continue reading

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Playing For Change Is Music and Music Is Love

Great ideas are often accidents. And so it is with “Playing for Change.” What started as a documentary film project morphed into an effort to inspire, educate, and validate people who have few, if any, resources. The project is supported … Continue reading

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Yesterday at Long Point SP.

Yesterday at Long Point SP A fellow blogger’s photo inspired this poem…hope you enjoy both: Cold Colors  Cold colors streak across the landscape Touching the soil, the water, and the air With purple-tinted hues which deceive Us into believing that … Continue reading

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A Quote From Abe On His Birthday…

  “How many legs would a dog have if you called his tail a leg? Four, because calling a dog’s tail a leg doesn’t make it one.”

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Rise Up and Dance To Show What Love Is Not…

It’s right there in I Corinthians 13. The writer enumerates what love is not and what it is. And, to no surprise, some of the attributes we value the most are what it is not: success, intelligence, good intentions, and … Continue reading

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An Ode to Comfort this Love Month

COMFORT: Where is it found? Webster’s defines the enviable state as being “free from worry, pain, or trouble.” It is what we humans seek from the time we are born until we die. Having it brings joy; losing it causes pain; … Continue reading

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