Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Migration: Geese-Children-Parents

Every evening they come Every morning they go Running towards the sun Running away from the snow They bring their young They must leave the old The young will return The weak die in the cold This is the cycle … Continue reading

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Standing At The Altar

Yesterday my two sisters drove up from Macon to visit me in Blairsville. A round trip of 500 miles just to spend a night and a day with me in the mountains. We sat around last night reminiscing over the … Continue reading

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The Renaissance

Most people associate the term “renaissance ” with a particular time or period of art. What it actually means is an awakening or a rebirth. This is the renaissance period of my life. This is the time when I spread my … Continue reading

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The Exodus

I don’t know when the last time was that I experienced so many conflicting emotions at one time. There is excitement. Fear and trepidation. Sadness and jubilant elation all at the same time. The excitement is because for the first time … Continue reading

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