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 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 14, 2022 

Going for a walk

As the weather becomes more moderate, many people are itching to get out and enjoy wide open spaces...

 

Mothers are people too

May is the month we honor mothers, celebrating being a mother, or honoring the mother that birthed...

 

Becoming Real

A pooka (or puca) is a shape changer from Celtic folklore. In the form of animals, from horses,...

 

See the forest for the trees

In the “land of four seasons,” as the sign driving into Tehachapi once hailed, it is hard...

 

A feather in your cap?

Recently there was a kerfuffle on the show “Wheel of Fortune,” when contestants stumbled over...

 

As you wish

It is not surprising that many young girls look for a Prince Charming in their lives. Growing up...

 

Take flight, my friends!

At 19 years old, dual citizen of both Belgium and the United Kingdom, Zara Rutherford is the...

 

Oh, To Love ...

There are all kinds of love in this world. Valentine's Day celebrates romantic love but again, I...

 

Satisfaction

My first book review of 2022 was titled “Indulgence versus Resolution.” This second review of...

 

Indulgence versus Resolution

The new year usually brings resolutions, resolutions that sound like a good idea on January 1, but i...

 

What Child is This?

Just a glance at the words “What Child is This?” and immediately the melody of...

 

Who Hoo?

People have swayed back and forth for years between using real and artificial trees for Christmas....

 

Thankfulness

Oh, how leaves fall. How they blow tumbling down streets like mischief. Hues of yellow, orange to br...

 

Behind the curtain

Do you know where the idea of “The Wizard of Oz” came from, where Laura Ingalls Wilder and...

 

Time traveled

We are all time travelers. We travel daily through time in our lives, one minute after another, one...

 

In the story

“His thoughts seemed more distant, less audible within his own mind. It was as though a mental...

 

The stars are not for man

Could it be a true statement, that the stars are not for man? Man has reached into the stars,...

 

Threads

When a book starts with “Theresienstadt Ghetto, June 1944,” you know immediately some serious...

 

A dog's life

Many people realized during the long year of COVID isolation in 2020, that pets are a great source o...

 

A guilty pleasure

Do you ever feel like choosing a guilty pleasure book? I don’t mean something hot or risqué but...

 

The short of it

They say good things come in small packages. I have witnessed that myself in life, from sparkling...

 

Brave new worlds

It has been many years since Frodo managed to get the ring to Mordor, that the Elves left earth in...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    July 3, 2021

A classic in the making

As a child (and even as an adult), I have loved Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride at Disneyland. Found in...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    June 5, 2021

Two roads diverged

The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost, 1916 Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 22, 2021

May I have a word?

Do you have a special collection of treasured items, set on display or wrapped carefully and put...

 

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