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A New Word

Do you know what a group of penguins in the water is called?

Brace yourself…

A raft.


Do you know what a group of penguins on land is called?

I almost can’t take it…

A waddle.

I can’t even write it and not smile.

To learn more about these amazing creatures who fly, literally, through the water go HERE.

top photo credit: Ann and Steve Toon Wildlife Photography

bottom photo credit: Kevin Schafer

Passage from Work-in-Progress

I look in the mirror. See someone reflected. I believe it is me yet have no proof.

And worse, I am not certain of who “me” might even be.

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Reading the Future

If you think children spending time on the computer instead of reading books signals the end of civilization, you might be shocked to hear what Socrates thought about the written word.

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Here is a moment of extravagant beauty: I drink it liquid from the shells of my hands and almost all of it runs sparkling through my fingers but beauty is like that, it is a fraction of a second, quickness of a flash and then immediately it escapes.

Clarice Lispector, A Breath of Life

Stumbling Upon a Soulmate

Don’t you love those moments of kismet that lead you right into the presence of someone you’ve been desperately seeking?

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