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Waves of Inspiration

I am besotted by waves. Waves of color at sunrise and sunset, undulating curves imprinted upon salt marsh grasses by since-stilled winds.  Rainbow glass swirled into peaks and valleys.  Frozen waves of sun-gilded snow. Sky art formed by colorful canvas … Continue reading

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Double Rainbow

Sometimes the rainbow’s right there, its variegated hues blended and bowed overhead, utterly untouchable, while giving the illusion of being merely out of reach. “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,/Or what’s a heaven for?” Not infrequently, a … Continue reading

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Black and White: Part 4

“We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with difference.  We gained control of many things.  But we had to let go of others.” In Lois Lowry’s “The Giver,” a character makes the transition from a world of … Continue reading

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Personality Plus

  Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is an impossibly charming city, packed with colonial and Victorian homes.  Many downtown buildings are brick, with gleaming hunter green or black wooden shutters and doors.  Others are fronted with wood clapboards.  Painted a few shades … Continue reading

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