Tag Archives: Play

Thought For the Day: Our Bodies Are the Instruments Through Which Our Souls Play Their Music

“We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.” – Albert … Continue reading

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American Dream

In this day and age, so many tear at the foundations of America.  They do so with an almost willful ignorance of what came before and what’s happened since.  There is an insistence that perfection be from the beginning when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be Aware of Wonders While Living A Balanced Life

” Be aware of wonder.  Live a balanced life. Learn some and think some, and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.”  – Robert Fulghum, author (b. 4 Jun 1937)    

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Thought For the Day: It Is Paradoxical When Parents and Teachers Fail To See the Connection Between Learning and Play

“It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.” – Leo Buscaglia, author (31 Mar 1924-1998)      

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Frozen Infinity

The challenge brought last night was to write a poem about snow, ice, winter, spring and all the things these things bring.    Who knew that albatrosses also mate for life?  I didn’t know…. and…Here’s my attempt: Frozen Infinity by … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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A Prairie Sky’s Truth

Sometimes seeing things differently is mental illness; sometimes it’s seeing things differently.  A show I was watching at the suggestion of a person who is increasingly important to me portrayed that in an interesting bit that I have attempted to … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’d Say

Did you ever have special friends that you daydreamed aloud with a kid?  What were you going to be when you grew up?  I mean besides older… I’m Sure You’d Say by Michael Romani Childhood’s dreams into imaginary We set … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Work, Play and Rest With and On Purpose

Work on Purpose, Play on Purpose, Rest on Purpose. Do not let yourself or anyone else waste your time.”  -Izey Victoria Odiase      

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