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Looking Forward to Spring

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Daffodils are pushing up, tall and green and just beginning to show their blossom color. Peony shoots of bright red peek out of the ground, as if they're tempting the deer to snack on them. But today, there was a ten minute hail storm, so noisy the dogs were disturbed, leaving a coating of white on the ground and clinging to the skylights. One thing I know, spring will be here soon. The bird symphony and the evening frog chorus are heralds.  

Haiku My Heart: Crema

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fragrant with crema a perfect heart swirled on top delight grandé size Haiku My Heart

Haiku My Heart': Stone Heart

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only a stone heart could resist the temptation of cool, clear water Haiku My Heart

Words

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Some of my favorite images that rely on words. Seen in the parking lot of my old QFC store  (which became, for a while, Main and Vine ) at a time when I was feeling bereft, unloved, and vulnerable.   Found in an artist's workshop  during a Day of the Dead sojourn. Cautionary sign in a magical land called Moss Terra. Sign outside my favorite grocery store for a sensory field trip: Metropolitan Market, Proctor District, Tacoma. Brings back memories of browsing the stores in Joseph, Oregon with my Mom on our last trip together to Wallowa Lake to gather with two of her sisters (the third had back problems and couldn't make the trip) and some of my cousins' families. Found in an antique store in Puyallup, Washington. Paris is such a great city to explore on foot, soaking in the sights and sounds. Discovered while on a field trip to Lavender Festival in Sequim, Washington with my

Stuck in the Middle

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Stuck in the Middle with You Could U.S. politics get any crazier? I hope not.

Haiku My Heart: May the Fourth Be With You

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Haiku My Heart i invite you to imagine living in peace one day at a time I have to admit that I'm finding it hard to celebrate the birthday of my country having declared its independence from Mother England, when the country was founded on institutionalized slavery, the idea that white men were created equal but but black men were less than and women weren't even considered. We tend to glorify the "all men are created equal" phrase without looking at the reality. We can do better. We must.

Whimsy

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