Tag Archives: OK

Gossip

I happened to be busy in the kitchen when one of the nightly celebrity gossip shows came on my local television. With my hands in soap suds, I listened to what I normally turn off. It was a litany of who is divorcing whom, who beat up an ex-boyfriend, who’s cheating, who’s worth this many millions and how settlements might be confrontational. We, the American television public, are the supporters of gossip and television programs that are the purveyors of gossip. Why do we watch…

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Leafers and Peepers

For those of you in the northeast, did you notice how the fall colors are in full bloom I thought for sure two weeks ago that we were not going to see the brilliance we usually see in the waning days of October, but all of a sudden the yellows, reds, oranges and browns popped and we have a peepers and leafers paradise. “Peepers and leafers” are what we call the city folks who drive a few hundred miles north to see the colors in…

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Sunset thoughts

I watched the sun go down last night. It reflected its waning and warming light through the amber color of fall’s leaves and I thought of a line from poet e.e. cummings. e.e. cummings once wrote: “I thank thee God for most of this amazing day, for the leafy greenly spirits of trees and the true blue dream of sky, and for everything that is infinite, which is natural, which is yes.” Without checking, I think I have the cummings quote accurate, or at least…

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Day Stuff

It was an interesting day yesterday. President Obama was strong, forceful, presidential and in charge in his press conference speaking on the Iran nuclear deal. A friend of mine said, and I agree. His command was seven years late. A note of truth: An OK agreement that averts conflict is better than another bad war. The agreement gives humanity eighteen years to get it together and that any war is futile; given the current realignment of celestial and mortal energies to the positive, I suspect…

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