Welcome to my blog

Musings from a life-long learner.

Join me as I share my experiences of life lived on three continents.

I write from my heart about kindness, empathy, and everyday moments of beauty.

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From my blog:

Oh what a wonderful morning!

As I woke up and looked outside, I started humming Johnny Nash’s song, I can see clearly now the rain is goneI can see all obstacles in my wayGone are the dark clouds that had me blindIt’s gonna be a bright, brightBright, bright sunshiny day After many days of constant rain, low temperature, and gloomy…

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Written for WDYShttps://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2022/11/21/what-do-you-see-161-november-21-2022/ Grandma stopped Rima as she reached for the enticing waffle topped with her favorite blueberries and whipping cream. “Sweetie, you ordered your brunch after changing your mind many times. Please finish what you have in front of you before you reach for more. You are blessed to have many choices of food…

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The First Morning

Written for SoCShttps://lindaghill.com/2022/11/18/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-nov-19-2022/ The first morning of a new school year has always been my favorite morning. I wake up extra early on the first morning. I am so excited that sleep eludes me. I can’t get ready fast enough this morning to get to school and enter my classroom. It is 6:30 am. All…

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A pensive young man

Written for WDYShttps://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2022/11/14/what-do-you-see-160-november-14-2022/ I don’t claim to understandWay of life in my universeThe why, how, of this world I abide by rules, normsFulfill civic duty diligentlyCare deeply for my family I see no fruits of my diligenceDismayed by monstrous unfairnessDissatisfied by routine answers I appeal to your benevolenceSeek your sage guidancePray for long overdue deliverance…

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Unbridled Joy

Written for WDYS Lily’s upturned nose boasts a purple petalHer chin sports blue and pink beauty spots Dark, long lashes outline her twinkling eyesCheeks a burst of reds, oranges, and yellow Blond tendrils stroke her multicolored neckHer arms, and vest, an explosion of colors Her angelic face, a rainbow of unbridled joy,Lily proudly declares, “Look…

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My daughter, a good listener

For, she is a good listener… A patient and attentive listenerAlways making time for othersAnytime, day or night, call herForever ready, she is all ears For, she is a good listener…Letting us pour our hearts outNo interruption, or advice dished outUntil asked, she holds her thoughtsThen voices solutions well thought out For, she is a…

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