Tag Archives: Poetry

Visiting the Old Folk

              Little treasures come to visit, Four and two and one. Energy abounding constant, Forts to build, such fun!                     Dyeing colored eggs for Easter … Continue reading

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Are You Wearing a Suet Suit?

To continue with the theme of healthy eating, I thought I’d post a humerous poem that my Dad wrote.  It’s something to think about during the holiday season.  (Just kidding.) Suet Suit (by Eliot Hallowell) Since food intake reduction is … Continue reading

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Keep Your Brain From Going to Seed

None of us want to lapse into senility. My 90-year-old father has come up ways to, hopefully, keep his brain from going to seed.  For example, he has made up words that don’t exist in the English language because he … Continue reading

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Methuselah in Reverse

A friend recently pointed out that the first ten photos from Tom Hussey’s Mirror Series reminded her of my Dad’s poem, below, from my post, Senior Situations.  Please take the time to enjoy Hussey’s artistic and poignant shots.  You will … Continue reading

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There’s Friendship, and there’s also FRIENDSHIP…

A dear friend from British Columbia, whom I met on http://www.ravelry.com, who rescued 7 alpacas and learned how to shear them, dye their wool, and spin it into yarn, who owns and rides horses, who had to retire early to … Continue reading

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Senior Situations

I moved my Dad in with me eleven years ago, and today he is 90 years old. One of my favorite things we’ve done together is publishing a book of his poems.  From the chapter, Senior Situations, I get a … Continue reading

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