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Winchester I. The Arrival

There is a famous house in California built the widow of the same Winchester who invented the famous rifle of the same name. Winchester I. The Arrival by Michael Doyle The bell tolls in the dark of night While the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A House Is Made With Walls and Beams; A Home Is Built With Love and Dreams

“A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Having just spent the day in the company of my two princesses grown into big girls, I can attest to … Continue reading

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The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … Continue reading

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A Victorian Legacy

Have you ever read all of the Dickens works?  I know most of us are familiar with A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield and perhaps a few more.  But, what a time and age to live through with all of its … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Wise Teacher Leads You To the Threshold of Your Mind, Not Theirs

“If  (the teacher) is indeed wise, he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” – Kahlil Gibran    

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Thankful For God’s Love and Mercy

Based in part on 1st Samuel: Thankful For God’s Love and Mercy by Michael Romani Giving thanks for all at all times Expressed in my thousand rhymes Always seeking wisdom in my prayers Walking this world without false airs Surely … Continue reading

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Twist of the Kissed

Halloween Poem #14 (written on 10/13/2019 so really number 13.. how unlucky that I fell behind on posting like that….or as my little girls say.. “Or, did I?”) Twist of the Kissed by Michael Romani We prize the things most … Continue reading

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Desire At the End of Days

Halloween Poem #12: Desire At the End of Days by Michael Romani At the end of days When evil walks and dragons slay The fallen angels will have the rule In absolute dominion over fools Drink this down with whiskey … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What Is the Use of A House If You Haven’t Got A Tolerable Planet To Put It On?

“What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” – Henry David Thoreau    

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First Principles A Bible, Newspaper and Good Schooling Are the Principal Supports of Virtue, Morality and Civil Liberty

“A Bible and a newspaper in every house, a good school in every district–all studied and appreciated as they merit–are the principal support of virtue, morality, and civil liberty“ – Benjamin Franklin    

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