New Year’s Ode To Mothers

Throughout 2020 I photographed from my back porch roses which bloomed from the same vine. New Year’s morning 2021, I scrolled through these photos and the song “Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming” came to mind. I searched for lyrics and discovered the origins of the song from ca. 1600 on Wikipedia. Isn’t it trueContinue reading “New Year’s Ode To Mothers”

Searching for the word “compassion.” A two-person chat

Love is a mess of romance and compassion. Compassion can remain.

Brown is beautiful – inspired by KC & JS

Therapeutic tunnels promising greener grass succeed when they dump us back on the brown patch where we began.

“Do you hear what I hear” – best online versions. Preface: Awesome Dad

After a son-to-father preface, list of 11 best free videos of the carol

Christmas Carol paradoxes 5 – It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Wishing we have “ears to hear” above the din of judgmental self-talk