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Could It Be Spring?

spring flowers
Spring Flowers
Watching the sunrise. Hoping for spring.

Don't Take Away the Magic

Fantasy Waterfall

Fantasy Waterfall
Sometimes we can all use a little make-believe.
Photo Credit:Benjamin Lossius

St. Patrick's

St. Patrick
Photo Credit: Nheyob
Saint Patrick Catholic Church (Junction City, Ohio) - stained glass, Saint Patrick - detail
Holiday Poem for St. Pat's Day.

Staying Related

Just Married

Just Married

How do you get from here ↑ to there ↓ ?

Still Married

Still Married

Before You Bring Home an Exotic Pet

Clifford
Clifford may live to be 80 years old and will continue to grow for as long as he lives.(Quarter on his back to illlustrate scale.)

Reptiles may come to recognize you and acclimate to your care, but they will never bond with you like a mammal would. However, it isn’t just because they are cold blooded. It has more to do with what is in their brain from birth than the temperature of their blood.



My Pencil

My pencil fell upon the road,
Full of the words I thought I’d write.



Doggy Diarrhea

Sick Puppy

One of the most frustrating aspects of having a dog is that he can't tell you when he is sick. In fact, a lot of dogs are pros at hiding illness until their symptoms become physical. These tell-tale signs of illness are often, well … funky. For instance, diarrhea. Even after it starts, the why of it can remain a mystery.



Language: More Than Words

'I love you' in many languages

Since I first learned to read and write, I have had a love affair with words, yet I have always had difficulty in learning and retaining languages other than English. I recently began learning Spanish and what is most surprising is that the Spanish language has a very different approach to communication than does the English language.



Can't Fight Those Feelings

out of sync

Photo credit: Geralt

Depression can put your life out of sync with the world. One of the most insidious things about depression is that it can make you feel like you don't deserve to be here. Depression can make you believe that the world would be a better place and that your family and friends would, indeed, be happier if you weren't in it. Fighting those feelings on your own can be near impossible.

A Fall from Grace

Image credit: peter_pyw

For many years she wandered
A queen without a crown
Looking up to others
Who she thought were looking down.

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