marching band music…sing loudly, don’t worry too much about lyrics

marching music please…. just try ignoring the band blaring out the Sousa beat, adoring crowds lining the streets… drummers drumming, flutes tweeting, symbols clashing… but I digress.       Back in the day I was a Girl Scout leader, and part of my duty as such was to lead the girls down the mainContinue reading “marching band music…sing loudly, don’t worry too much about lyrics”

The leery lady from Lake Erie… a sort of limerick

There was a lady who lived near Lake Erie, who was cheery and bright most of the time… but when she grew weary she soon became leery of things that go bump in the night. “You’re a coward,” said her hubby, (whose name was Howard) “afraid of a shadow …or mouse…or a deer. What wouldContinue reading “The leery lady from Lake Erie… a sort of limerick”

a bit of haiku…because I like you

Topsy Turvy twists and turns happen each day the world turns tighter, like a spinning top ©Sometimes, 2017   Connections What can be made of them… the funny snaps and buttons …old-fashion Velcro? ©Sometimes, 2017      Join Me Come and dance with me across the hills and time streams let’s echo always! © Sometimes, 2017Continue reading “a bit of haiku…because I like you”


(Day 12, 2017) which is worse…cold crisp snow that freezes the toes and tip of the nose that chills our  livers  and sends shivers up the spine —or melting  slush of wet and grime? in place of charming crunch of boots and pinching cheeks rosy and frosting young shoots discouraged from peeping ‘oer the sturdy ground that protects from  sinkingContinue reading “ambivalence”

Have a Coffee?

What’s new this morning? We have run out of coffee. Real coffee, that is, that comes in a container and needs to be brewed… we have the kind in a jar. To me…no matter… coffee is coffee I say: as long as its black, not too weak or strong in taste, hot enough for me.Continue reading “Have a Coffee?”

Observations and Gossip

Wow!   Just WOW!   That’s a new IN saying, has anyone noticed?    It is a simple phrase that can be applied to most any situation. Admiration…Wow!  Did you check the CNN anchor’s HAIR!   Wow!  I haven’t decided if I like her hair that way or not.   Between you and me, it may be a tad TOOContinue reading “Observations and Gossip”

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