Tots are great. Even the word is perfect…an ‘o’ decorated on each side with a ‘t’. A tot can bring out the best in us and love us despite our worst. We even get to have an inside tot (sometimes called our inner child). To locate yours simply remember one thing you loved when you […]

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Seagull's Secret

A Seagull’s Secret 2

A seagull on the beach this morning taught me the secret of how to join a new group. As the sun rose I watched a flock of terns resting on the sand. All were evenly spaced. All beaks pointed into the wind. A seagull landed nearby and sidled up seemingly […]

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Crayon Cookies 1

The crayon cookies recipe is simple. Just melt crayons like mango tango, electric lime, and hot magenta together in a muffin tin. The result is a cookie so multifaceted and colorful that it is immediately forgiven for being inedible. The physical variations and color combinations remind me of the planet and people of Earth…perhaps the best crayon […]

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Crayon Cookie

Oakura seal(2)

Tangled Underwear 4

Despite my best intentions, sometimes I get tangled in my underwear. All engines are GO but it is as if the parking brake is on. I wobble and hop around. I have to step away to avoid tripping and falling on my face. Then I recall the wisdom of my father who said sometimes in life we just get tangled up in […]

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Lines in the sand are left by a receding tide, lines of roadway lead to our favorite destinations, structural lines integrate our homes, and even our bodies contain lines…some more curvy than others. We are on a journey mapped out by lines in many places and forms. They are instrumental in giving […]

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Sand Lady