12 years later, amid the Corona Virus pandemic that seems to deplete a new joy every day (hugging, singing, dining out, imbibing, theater, movies, concerts, visiting friends and family, international travel, traveling across state lines and using public restrooms are all found to be risky and are mostly restricted) I thought it might be good to recap the mostly peaks of a happily wedded life.
If I two-step they will come, well, maybe
Throughout my marketing career, I've had enough experience with crowd mentality to know, unless there's a prize at stake, most people don't like to go first.
My Secret Life as a Hawk
I had to tell myself quite sternly to leave the sky, and get back into my own body in the car and get to work.
They’re never too old to be your babies, even if you’ve never met before.
It also shows that if you are my friend, even my very new friend, I've got your back.
The Anti Romantic Anti Alternate Fact, Truth About Valentine’s Day
Valentine's Day is the generic, store bought, pre-packaged, not even store-baked cookie of holidays.
Old Stories for a New Year
Long before I became so obsessed with photography, before I had a digital camera, I used to write. I told my stories in letters rather than pixels
Is Hyper Local Media A ‘Thing’ Again?
A spectator to the shift that moved most of the independent media outlets to the control of fewer and fewer owners.
Powered by Sun and Beauty in Haverhill MA
The vast beauty of my city (Haverhill, MA) presented itself like a gift and I experienced a near perfect winter day. It would have been perfect if not for that hopping robin.
What a Wonderful Night for a Moon Dance – Full Moon Inspired Haiku & Photographs Aug 2
Left Wal-Mart tonight in a hurry to get home, but found myself mesmerized by my old friend, Moon. A moon so exceptional it needed to be shared with my friends. In the minute it took to untangle my ever-present camera from the bottom-of-the-purse detritus, a few fabulous clouds had escaped my lens. Others moved in and in what seemed like seconds, the shutter clicked off a few dozen individually… Continue reading What a Wonderful Night for a Moon Dance – Full Moon Inspired Haiku & Photographs Aug 2
HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE YOU TO WRITE 17 SYLLABLES ABOUT SPRING?
SPRING HAIKU DEADLINE IS TONIGHT AT 11:59 PM – THE STREET LIGHTS SHOULD BE ON A BIT BEFORE THEN, GIVING YOU AMPLE TIME TO WRITE WITHOUT GIVING UP ANY TIME IN THE SUNSHINE
“Grain by salty grain,
I bring the beach home with me,
smuggled between toes”
by Alison Colby-Campbell
The nearly fulfilled promise of Spring got you waxing poetic???
There is a time and place for that.
On my blog!
Surely you remember the Haiku form most likely taught in fifth grade – three lines: First line is 5 syllables, Second line is 7 syllables, Third line is 5 syllables.
This is actually the American style of the Japanese form of poetry traditionally inspired by nature.
This is how the first ever – One Perfect Ku (5/7/5) – 24-Hour* Spring Haiku Contest (c) will work… *more or less
DEADLINE – By 11:59 pm EST on Monday, March 19, 2012.
RULES: Craft your 3 best, original, Spring-themed Haiku. You are allowed up to 3 entries per person; all must be based on the Spring-theme. Submit your entries either together or under separate cover to: email@example.com. Do not post…
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