Category Archives: Memories

The Old Quilting Bee

  The Old Quilting Bee H. W. Bryce Ladies bending over quilting frame, Busy fingers stitching squares Into a pattern speaking love, Happy voices humming hope. Making patches, keeping memories, Every stitch a kiss, each caress A stroke of strength, … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … Continue reading

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Virtual Hug

  Virtual Hug Truly I wish that you were here, Or that I were there with you. I’d pack it up upon a dare, But my duties keep me here. And so I send my virtual hug And with it … Continue reading

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Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal

  Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal Cobwebs Memories in cobwebs left in the dust of time, Not called upon, they fade into the mist. Tricks fail to recall, even with the help of rhyme; Soon they are forgotten and soon they’re … Continue reading

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Come, Break Bread with Me

    Come, Break Bread with Me Come, break bread with me, and we shall talk of many things, of peace and harmony, friendship, and the turmoil that is life, and how we may all just get along. And so … Continue reading

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Reflections: then and now

    Reflections: then and now We all live to some extent within our past, After all, our past is what has built us. We feel no older than at some point in that past, And in our mirrors, we … Continue reading

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Do Not Change Your Face

  Do Not Change Your Face Every family knows this. Every Care Giver. Every Lover. My thanks to my dear friend Jill Bennett for the use of her lovely poem and the picture of her Rodney. Precious are the memories.

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