Tag Archives: Children

Saving Easter

No, no ‘passover lamb’ was pardoned, nor were any eggs picked or left undisturbed. A life was brought back from certain death: my daughter saved a fledgling, not by accident, by precautions she took against such eventuality. How did this … Continue reading

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Birdie’s Life and Death

    I opened my eyes to my almost-teen daughter by my bedside early yesterday morning. “What are you doing here this early?” croaked the frog in my throat. “Have to show you something!” “Lemme put something on,” said I. … Continue reading

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Goodreads Book Giveaway: “Humbling and Humility”

 A Goodreads book giveaway featuring 3 paperback copies of the small print edition of “Humbling and Humility” will be active from May 19th through June 18, 2015. See below for more details, or visit the giveaway page here. (Note: Books … Continue reading

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Lucy, Trixie, and kittens from “Humbling and Humility”

(An excerpt from “Small Measures of Peace” in HnH) The kittens grew quickly, and became a common fixture on our backyard walls and in the patio. They had distinct behaviors: Black Panther was a male loner, staying away from the … Continue reading

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A Probationary Officer’s Interest in Indian Culture

A sequential excerpt from Humbling and Humility Sid’s query, about clarifications members may need regarding the counseling group and sessions, pulled me back to the day’s session from troubled memories. No, I thought, recalling Sid’s wife-in-bed-with-another question, I had not … Continue reading

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A Mother Protecting her Little Ones

Excerpt from “Small Measures of Peace” of Humbling and Humility I learned so much from Lucy, the feral cat mother, who adopted us and our home. I learned from her, and her alone, that in Wariduna’s dry air, bedeviled by … Continue reading

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