Creative Cycles, Creative Outcomes!

Between the shoulders of summer and fall lies my favorite 'tween' season. The bugs are less common in the cooler evening air while the biological clocks of the furry animals signal a coat change in preparation for the winter to come. The days, in the Great South anyway, continue to impart their only slightly diminished chaleur …

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The Seer with Vision Clear

The heat wave we've been simmering under finally gave way yesterday and I couldn't help but notice a sensation of the pressure being off in a more general sense. The shift was either precipitated by or perhaps just accompanied by summer rains and a soft overcast that stayed most of the day. There is nothing …

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The Barefoot Boy

I found a lovely poem for you that captures the essence of my feelings on this lovely summer's morn. Take a moment, soak it in, though to all I do forewarn: by reading this it cannot miss, you'll no longer be forlorn! - Gregg The Barefoot Boy by John Greenleaf Whittier (1855) Blessings on thee, …

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An Ode to my Friends on a Hot Summer’s Morn’

"I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better." ~Plutarch Sympathy is the death knell of a good friendship. Empathy, on the other hand, is a restorative balm that heals life's cuts and scrapes. Sympathy says to another "you are right to …

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