Big Rock Candy Mountain: Harry McClintock

Posted May 22, 2018 by katry
Categories: Video

I Let My Mind Wander: Willie Nelson

Posted May 22, 2018 by katry
Categories: Video

Pure Imagination: Gene Wilder

Posted May 22, 2018 by katry
Categories: Video

Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me): The Temptations

Posted May 22, 2018 by katry
Categories: Video

Posted May 22, 2018 by katry
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“Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.”

Posted May 22, 2018 by katry
Categories: Musings

We’re back to cloudy. The rain will arrive later in the day. It is a bit chillier than yesterday but still warmish. After the school buses have come and gone, my neighborhood is quiet until Henry barks. He is so loud he becomes the noise, but he is protecting me, keeping me safe from car doors closing so I don’t mind.

Henry has eaten more holes in my down comforter. The worst part is he only has access to it when he is with me. I figure he waits until I’m asleep then attacks the down. I’ve added sewing to my to-do list.

Yesterday I sat on the deck taking in the warmth. The cardinal couple dropped by to the feeders. There were also chickadees and so many gold finches I lost count. The air was filled with bird songs.

When I was little, I made memories. The school corridor, wider than a river, went on for miles. Nuns were all six foot and muscular, even the old ones. The Five and Ten was magical. Everything you wanted or needed was on one of its shelves. The railroad tracks just kept going and going as far as any of us could imagine, even to China. The woods were filled with adventures. Blueberries grew everywhere. The swamp was the skating rink and the science lab. The Thanksgiving turkey needed two people to lift it out of the oven. The Christmas tree touched the ceiling and filled the living room. All of these I tucked away.

Life is gigantic when you’re little. It’s a surprise wrapped in paper and lots of ribbon. The sun is brighter, the snow deeper and the rain heavier. New still happens. Believing is easy. Santa is real and so are the tooth fairy and the Easter bunny. I know the memories I share may have been tempered by time, but I swear most of them are true, except maybe the one about the nuns. A couple of them might have been five ten.

Lemon Pie: The Strawbs

Posted May 21, 2018 by katry
Categories: Video