Author Archives: degus221

About degus221

A Kansan who has migrated to Oregon.

DREAMERS

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world.     Einstein. Someone must first dream the dream, a vision  well beyond the mundane to inspire others beyond normalcy and reach far into the heavens. It is … Continue reading

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A DOGS LIFE

Some of you can see Julie’s BFF, best female friend Kylie sitting with the rest of Julie’s family. Kylie is the one standing on four paws, her last Boxer on this earth. There have been a lot of doctor visits … Continue reading

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FREE FOR ALL

Some things touch my heart and restore my touch of humanity: The soft rain of early spring, sprinkling a carpet of yellow daffodils. The cooling rain in summer’s heat lifting steam from sidewalk and path. The bursting colors of flowers … Continue reading

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GEMS APLENTY

GEMS APLENTY There were pearls about her slender neck, a garnet graced her arm her eyes reflected sapphire blue I marveled at her charm. The nighttime moon was opal white against the onyx sky. Her lips so ruby red touched … Continue reading

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GOD’S PLAN FOR AGING

Most seniors never get enough exercise. In His wisdom, God decreed that seniors become forgetful so they have to search for glasses, keys, and other things , thus doing more walking. God looked down and saw that it was good. … Continue reading

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WEATHER REPORT

A glowering December sky, cloudbanks in heavy shades of gray, tentative sun peeking through the afternoon’s near dark. Memories intrude of past winters, of wading through hip-high drifts on snow blocked roadways, short miles ahead to hot cocoa. But here, … Continue reading

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WINTER’S COMING no 2

A swirling burst of wind whips an eddy of leaves to the sky, recent shedding from nearby trees, trees now mere skeletons of limbs bared of the lush green of summer and the bright colors of autumn. Only a straggling … Continue reading

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