Reaching for the Stars…

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Everybody has dreams that they really hope to do someday. Mine was going on to school and getting to choose my own career, to be a nurse! No one in my family had ever gone to college or the university before. Could I do it? Was it scary? Yes and yes! At least I would give it my best shot if I ever got even the remote chance to try. The thing was, I would never know if I didn’t try. Was it hard? Yes!!! But whatever your dream to do is, if it’s not hard wouldn’t everybody be doing it? Would it be worth it?

Whatever your dream is, do you have a start plan? You don’t need to have the whole thing mapped out, though it does help if you are planning a dream trip to a far away land. The important thing is to start if you can find a way… and you will make it happen! What is your dream? If not now, when?

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c2019

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Gardens

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Loving these summer days. Just thought I’d show off the hubs wildflower garden that he sowed from seed two years ago and for the first time came up! We have blooms everywhere and everyday is full of new surprises! Gardens are one of the absolute best parts of summer, even for non-gardeners who just love flowers or fresh veggies. Hope your world is filled with both wherever you are.

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Travel

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Special memories just chilling with a refreshing drink, watching a beautiful sunset over the harbor and salt marsh grasses as the shrimp boats finish their day.

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c2019

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Poetry

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Growing Roses

My roses stand together

like a cackle of old women.

Each tries to out adorn the other,

smiles with beauty,

but hurts with thorns.

Move them a part from each other,

they might die and wither.

My roses stand together

like a cackle of old women.

 

Have a great holiday weekend and thank you for visiting today!

Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons   c2019

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Random Thoughts: Kindness

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You don’t always know what people are going through. Some go through tough times with a smile on their face and you would never guess.  You never know what a little something of just being nice can mean to someone, just to cheer them up, or just to be there in the moment. So just Be Kind, even the grumpy ones, who may need it the most.

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c2019

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Photo Prose

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Shimmery glows of soft pink

and gentle hues of blue,

paints the calm at end of day.

 

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c2019

 

 

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Haiku

Look across the sea.

Insignificant am I

standing on the sand.

 

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Photography – Birds

OK enough pictures! I've posed. Time to eat!

(American Cardinal, male. 1/1000sec. f8 600mm, Iso 560.)

Yea, after many years, I’ve updated my camera and added a bigger lens! This is one of my first attempts. I have a pretty big learning curve. Thank you all for letting me share. Thank you for visiting and a huge thank you if you’re a Follower!  –Terre

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Haiku

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Warm, clear morning sun

Blooms wakening, opening

Beautiful day, joy!

 

tch c. 2019

 

 

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Exploring

One of the funnest ways to spend time, is to go Exploring!

Do you dream of going somewhere big? Do you remember the joy of going somewhere new that you have dreamed about? While there are many places I would like to go and dream of going; I often find that time constraints, money, weather, or other obligations keep me from going everywhere on my list.

However; I find just getting in the car and exploring within a tanks drive from my home, takes me to places, people, sights, and yes —smells that are new to me. I love exploring and knowing what is to be found down a certain road, regardless of the season. Maybe I will find a covered bridge, or a new hiking trail, or at least one new to me. Maybe I will find Amish fried pies filled with all different kinds of delicious fillings and have fun talking with the people who made them. The excitement can be felt in the crisp, cool air as the leaves start to turn red and gold. Who knows where I will end, as I just decide to go!  What have you found on some of your explorations?

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Poetry: Requiem for the American Worker

 

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Requiem for the American Worker

I hear America crying

across the flatlands, hill and dale.

Embittered tears of weary souls

the beaten down, the proud.

 

American workers holding on

with a cry in their voice.

Fighting hard to not be counted

among the growing poor.

 

The waitress at night with a babe upon her breast,

The coal miner tired of his long rest.

The automobile worker doing her best,

The bakery is closing, the baker is next.

 

The bus driver without a human load,

The young black man never given a chance.

The hospital worker called off, worries how to pay the rent.

Telephone workers marching, out in the cold.

 

Voices, hands, and hearts

traded for those across the seas.

The small, American farmer

still fighting hard to believe.

 

I hear America crying,

as those “who have”,

with no remorse, no guilt,

build empires upon the workers backs.

Americans trying, trying, and trying.

I hear America crying.

 

 

(Printed with one time American rights, Labor News, Indianapolis, In. Feb 2006.

This Author: tch maintains rights).

Reprinted @ Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons c. 2018.

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Poetry: Seasons

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                                                                  Seasons

Many seasons have passed

since we met.

Tiny wrinkles and creases

have sneaked in

to mark tiny paths.

Yet, when I look at you

I see you as you are now,

but I also see within you

the young lover when we met,

that time tries to hide.

But I still see and smile,

Many seasons have passed.

tch   c. 2018:  Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons

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