Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

I found myself looking about the tasks of my day and I casually assessed, “Well, this is just an ordinary day.” I immediately countered that observation.  June 25, 2014.  Unrepeatable.  Never to be seen again. These seconds,as they sweep past, will never whooosh in precisely the same configuration.  Units of measure that we have  named…

Pay attention to what the Brady Bill people are doing on June 21: ASK the question.  Share with your neighbors, family and school.  And then, ask the question and DO something about the answer.  

   

When the sirens went off we were always startled, we wee ones,  just first, second and third graders  in our wing of the old school (it was old even then, decades ago). I knew I didn’t fully grasp the nature of what we called a drill. The only context for air raid exercises was the…

There are times that are neither THERE, yet, Or HERE,  quite.  They are the in between things that feel a little unsettling. Without prayer, there are hymns. Minus promise, there is melody. Without enthusiasm, the march moves feet forward. In loss, tunes gentle the tears. No teachers, yet music instructs with each note. mary anne…

Kayla, following the model for an effective review, asked me minimal questions and submitted her first book review.  Kayla, who processes the grief of losing her sister when she was a youngster, has turned to conventional poetry to understand her loss.  She may now consider branching out into other forms of poetry, she tells me.…

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mary anne radmacher

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I've been creating and contributing to the gift and publishing industry for thirty years. My work is often identified by my proprietary, dancing lettering. I am most known for my poem beginning, "Courage doesn't always roar..."I am approaching a dozen published books and continue to create, write, craft and inspire myself and others. I'm passionate about making the world a more healthy, inspired, safe place and take small actions, daily, toward that goal. I have always believed that one person can and does make a difference.

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