Category Archives: community

On Steps of Blue

The flood of September 2011 in Pennsylvania and neighboring states entered my childhood home uninvited and very unwelcomed. There was no loss of life, but it made quite a mess and disrupted the lives of people I love. Thirty years of hard work making a … Continue reading

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The Art of Letter Writing

Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.  ~Lord Byron And none will hear the postman’s knock Without a quickening of the heart  For who can bear to feel himself forgotten? ~W.H. Auden Sir, more than … Continue reading

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A Butterfly in Training

“From cocoon forth a butterfly As lady from her door emerged…” ~Emily Dickinson For the past two years or so I’ve been on a journey – a journey of discovering myself.  It was difficult, but it needed to be done. … Continue reading

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