Category Archives: Haibun

Remembering My Aunt

Since early November, my aunt, Betty, began her journey toward the sunset of her life.  She had an underlying heart condition but when double pneumonia set in, it started a spiral that led to her passing on June 12, 2011. … Continue reading

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Forty Years Later~ A Reunion

June 17, 1970, I graduated from Royal High School.  I headed to  Oregon for college and never looked back.  Sure, my freshman summer was spent at home.  The next two were in Wisconsin at summer camp jobs.  The summer of 1974, I … Continue reading

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Sunday Scribblings: Traditions, Old and New

Santa’s Tree c.1957 go to bed, children santa needs time to arrive tree, presents in hand Christmas Morning c. 1957 unwrap fun, presents brother, sister simple joys fifty years captured 2005 2006 2007 new tradition tree hunt, grandchildren in tow … Continue reading

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Sunday Scribblings: Change

autumn homecoming wind music sciff, sciff, scatter crimson dress ribbons blown this way and that vulnerable soul   nakedness exposed tumultuous weather invincible soul “Change” is the name of the game at Sunday Scribblings.  Change is what I have observed … Continue reading

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Upon Reading a Book

Odell Hall Gathering 2008 I have been on kind of a reading drought until recently. I mentioned that I found a J.A. Jance mystery to read at the recent coast vacation. I brought along Middlesex, a book long on my … Continue reading

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