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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Word Showers ~

April is national poem writing month (napowrimo). Thank you for reminding me, dear friend Judi Goldberg (judgo). 4/1 a poem a day what joy to have a purpose to write in April 4/2 keeps me distracted thinking of Caligula his boorish bumbles 4/3 sunshine … Continue reading

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~ Wenatchee ~

It was difficult to leave Shady Pines Resort on Friday. We liked the cabin, the intimacy of the resort and I was pleased at how unspoiled the entire place remains. On the road to Wenatchee, we drove into a thunderstorm … Continue reading

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~ Shady Pines Resort – Conconully, Washington ~

When I was in grade school, my parents would bundle us kids into the pickup with camping gear and fishing boat, and drive from Wenatchee to ‘Harry’s Resort’ (now Shady Pines) on Conconully Reservoir, near Omak. My memories of those … Continue reading

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~ At Jocelyn’s Cabin In The Woods ~

Jocelyn met us in Newport and we drove in tandem to her cabin. Her husband is working so he can’t be here, and both children are grown and making their way in life. Jocelyn and I met when we both … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Giving Grace ~ Under the Skin of Life ~ WPC Boundaries – 7 ~

We had both transgressed. I immediately apologized — with no response from her for months. In order to move myself out of the emotional victim position and begin to heal my heart and soul, I gave her grace — a … Continue reading

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~ Under the Skin of Life ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Boundaries – 3 ~

I was like a ripe old artichoke, with outer leaves showing the effects of age and experience  — defense systems and protective devices intact.  Yet, when pierced to the core with words and actions, the wound was painful — and … Continue reading

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~ Under the Skin of Life ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Boundaries 2 ~

Three ways culture, society and family keep us ‘in line’ are betrayal, shame and abandonment (Mario Martinez).  After I crossed her personal boundaries, she shamed me, then abandoned me for several months. I don’t know if she also denounced me. … Continue reading

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~ Under the Skin of Life ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Boundaries ~

This week’s photo challenge invites us to explore the concept of Boundaries. In the past year I violated the personal boundaries of someone I love very much. Her reaction to my mistake turned into an equally egregious transgression of my … Continue reading

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