Category Archives: National Park

29 July 2019

Treadmill. Gym at the Shire.
Walking. Morningside Gardens.
The Load Out/Stay – Jackson Browne
Calling All the Children Home – John McCutcheon
Home – Karla Bonoff
Bright Path – Jack Gladstone
O Little Town of Bethlehem – The Roches
I Hear a Symphony – Motown: The Musical
The President Sang Amazing Grace – Joan Baez
The Pony Man – Gordon Lightfoot
Finale – Come from Away
Raise You Up / Just Be – Kinky Boots
Waltzing Matilda – Seona McDowell
The City of New Orleans – Arlo Guthrie
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Eileen Ivers
Third Movement of the Violin Conocero by Aram Khachaturian – Sean Koenig
Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Bridge over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel

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Eeyore Knights of Valor

Not alone, we stand together,
for alone one could not stand.

Not alone, we stand together,
soul to soul and hand in hand.

Not alone,  we stand together,
aching hearts, but spirits strong.

Watching, waiting, working,
when others turn away;

seeing, hearing, feeling,
what others would avoid.

Not alone, we stand together,
wounded,
surely wounded,
sorely wounded,
wounded all, yet still we stand.

Not alone, we stand together,
laughing, weeping,
bound by hope
and filled with love.

Not alone we stand together,
for alone we could not stand.

26 July 2001
Colorado National Monument, Fruita, CO and Orem, UT
revised 15 February 2019
Manhattan, New York 

with thanks to Diana Cheifetz

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A promise I am thankful for

PROMISE USE THIS ONE - NOV 24

The promise to share life leads to other promises.
In 2018, the promise to go together to Alaska was fulfilled.

Traci Smith, author of Faithful Families: Creating Sacred Moments at Home has provided a gift of the November 2018 Gratitude Every Day calendar. I am using it as an opportuity to revisit photos and post them as they speak to gratitude.

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Purple flowers, Denali 9

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17 July 2018
Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska

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Purple flowers, Denali 8

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17 July 2018
Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska

 

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Purple flowers, Denali 7

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17 July 2018
Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska

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Purple flowers, Denali 6

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17 July 2018
Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska

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