Category Archives: health

When Blood Bleeds

A village raises a child Multitudes encourage a smile yet, when isolated, slashes of words may cut long past the umbilical chord……. Primeval surges reach back and tug as devils are rampant and thwart my hugs.. I hit my knees..cry out … Continue reading

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Exercise ink/links in Minus 12…adds pink

A perfect cappaccino that winks inspires me to exercise my inks….links……. An impromptu stroll on my bike in spite of winter’s ice connects me to colleague mushroom gatherers we share a giggle, a guffaw, a hike…. Sun shines, God smiles, We are divine, … Continue reading

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Ai yai yai yai yai!!!!

Snapped these two shots en route in Loerrach, Germany.  WEH in German means “hurt”…and ZAHNARZT means “dentist”….. ..OUCH!!

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Cold Burn

Cold……….Burn……… Though freezing, we focus on the heat while we sit by the fire… Remember that “cold burn” rush of the slap in grade school from the one who called you a liar? The pressure “cold burn” rush to the brain … Continue reading

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Still

  —(copyright)All photos and poetry by whenquiet…— Ever notice that time keeps movin’ on? Ever felt tremendous peace when you’re the only one at home? Ever heard the wind whistle through the rafters of your home Carrying tales from far away? … Continue reading

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Time to be thankful

 Awaiting our friends to celebrate the year’s end Took a minute to walk through my community, around the block, at the bend, Reflected on events, challenges that attempted to steal my breath Thought about the meaning of life and the … Continue reading

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Pinto beans and Cornbread, Coconut, Pineapple and Chili Cake, Christmas & Kwanzaa

Christmas bi-coastal. ….worth the jet lag

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