Look to the east It’s the dawn of a new day All brand new and shiny and full of promise Clouds Reflecting warmth and color Bringing daydreams to life Rays of sunlight Reaching for Earth Christening the morn with hope and happiness For one heart-stopping moment All possibility seems tangible As sunlight dances with clouds […]

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Fumbling Through Life

Sometimes I feel my life is a lot like one of those football plays where the ball is fumbled and then slips through the hands of the players trying to pick it up and then gets kicked and then pops out from between the players trying to pick it up until it lands out of […]

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Dark, cold and unrelenting Fear, curling through the darkness like a fog Panic, bubbling up and boiling over Can’t see, can’t scream, can’t run All the pain that adults can inflict on the young comes back in dreams. Somehow the lock on the box is gone The demons are loose creating havoc On the unsuspecting, […]

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Christmas Chutney

Originally posted on Coffeequilter's Corner:
2 cups orange juice 3 cups cranberries 1 orange chopped finely (peel included) 1 apple cored and chopped finely 1 cup walnuts 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup honey 1/2 cup sugar Put orange juice and cranberries into a pot. Cook on medium heat. Bring to light…

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