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Afternoon on a Hill

Afternoon on a Hill By Edna St. Vincent Millay I will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one. I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes, Watch the wind bow down the grass, And the grass rise. And when lights begin to show … Continue reading


Daydreams.  They are the perfect mental escape in a busy day.  So many possibilities for drama, fantasy, relaxation, excitement, and daring.  The medium is the mind and the control is all yours.  Create a scenario or an epic tale.  Be the hero or the villain.  Introduce a cast of characters or go solo.  When I … Continue reading


“How old are you?”  As adults,  we hesitate before answering that question.  It’s  an adult reflex.   But ask any  child that question, and you’ll not only get a prompt response, you’ll get an accurate one, right down to the half-year.    “How old are you?”  “Seven-and-a-half.”   No hesitation, no baggage.  Proud of the progress in between birthdays.  Some children even celebrate their … Continue reading