Grow Where You Are Planted

Julie Barbera post reblog: In thinking about a leaf, it doesn’t grow overnight. And the tree from which it originates goes through many stages of growth. The same tree that … Read full article in post below: Grow Where You Are Planted Excerpt from Cracked Mirror, Clear Reflection: Shatter an Illusion of Perfection by Julie…

HELL! When I Was YOUR AGE!

I HAD TO WALK barefoot to school every day … Up hill both ways! Usually in a blizzard windstorm Even drivin’ rain or snow! No raincoat umbrella no cloths MOST DAYS! Summer Fall Winter Spring The same barefoot way! ‘Cause that …… I lost most my toes half my nose can’t sneeze bend my knees…

Chuck Dimwin’s Theory of Devolution!

The ‘Descent of Mann’ song by Herbie Mann, American flautist and Evangelical Atheist. Survival of the fattest! (That’s where we got the word Scales!) Survival of the dumbest: the ultimate qualification for any politician, especially a President. We descended from fishes with an unusually long attention span. And that’s the long and short of it!…

Brave New Montage Collage!

Just some 2017 doodles and such in a collage verging on a montage! Or is it the other way around? By Hook or By Nook Says: I swear every time I look at these I see something different. My Answer: It is a cognitive bias called the frequency illusion. Like seeing something new, then seemingly…

A Belated Happy National Grouch Day!

Better late than never, but October 15 was National Grouch Day! And this was originally posted on October 15, 2019. If you are a grouch, it surely was your special day! It was created for all grouches to celebrate their way of life. Grumps that give backhanded compliments. Those people that are disturbed by noise,…

Real and True Beauty

Nova Scotia, Canada, July 1971: True beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder, but mainly in the Heart and Soul of the person you see! Real beauty is inner beauty. Even beautiful people feel insecure, especially if they know that their beauty comes only from luck or inheritance. Real Beauty comes from the kind…

Again and Again, Those Butterflies Do Fly!

A Family Reblog, Repost, No Reblast From the Past: 🌺🌺🌺…🦋🦋🦋…🌺🌺🌺…🦋🦋🦋 My wife, ‘Cute Judy Lee’‘ Barbera, dreaming of butterflies in Nova Scotia, Canada. 🌼🌼🌼************🌼🌼🌼 Sebastian Barrera, grandson, a Healing Touch … artist and Renaissance Boy … 🌻🌻🌻************🌻🌻🌻 Deangelo Barrera, grandson, God’s Creation … entrepreneur extraordinaire! 🌸🌸🌸************🌸🌸🌸 Amy Barbera, Inspirational Singer and Songwriter, ” Make Me…

Behold: Meek to Bold

Reblog of post by TJBanski: Another late night poem by yours truly Meek to Bold Meek and mild she had no idea what awaited her This new chapter in her life a blank canvas What she knew before She learned from What was yet to be learned Still needed to be uncovered Yet her voice…

Butterflies Going “Absolutely First Class” Postal

Rain does fall from the clouds The sun does eventually light up the sky And butterflies do, indeed, go absolutely first class postal When red wine is accidentally spilled on their habitat vine! Butterflies can not live on nectar alone.” Metamorphoses 24:864 From The Lost Book of Moths (Sermon on the Vine) *** 🦋 ***…

Oy ‘Eek’ Vey on Election Day!

Please … Don’t forget to vote. Squeal like a Church Mouse… In person …… -or- Remote! Vote E-Cup-I-Can or is that E-Cup-a-Cratic? Yes! What a sight… What a fright… even a Church Mouse would be ah squealing! -or- May we, forever, rest in disorder! So… Practice Politics as Unusual!

Just Products of Our Time!

Today … we are what we thought and did In the past. Tomorrow …… we will be what we think and do today. We are basically just products of our time, as are our experiences. Change the time, our experiences would be different. We would not be … What We Are Today! Yes! Would we…