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... But I'm broken and I don't understand

What is broken falls into place once again.



When I was young

I didn't know that Love and pain could coexist

different versions of suffering 


When I was young

I could not imagine caring for someone who hates you 

or worse- ignores you


When I was young and 

my heart broke

for the first time,  I thought I would never recover 


Turns out 

I was wrong about so many things

Thank God I was wrong about that too   







Again and again and again,  I think I will break

but I mend.  -- Broken-- Tift Merritt

The Rolling of the Balls occurred for the ?sixth time in Port Townsend, Washington, on May 20, 2018. This is a fundraiser for the Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary. We in turn give out grants to local organizations, ShelterBox, Polio Plus and international projects.

We sell tickets, one for five dollars or five for twenty dollars, and by noon on Saturday had sold 2100+ balls.

We set up the trap at the…




Last night I had a dream

went outside without my glasses, staring at a blurry sky 


Soft, scattered cloud pieces, 

gauzy stars racing into and under them 


Some cars were making noises on a nearby freeway

also vague, also muffled 


Off to one side,  playing hard to get

an out of focus moon 


News for Noders

May 1st SciFiQuest 3018: A Dystopia for the Rest of Us starts!

May 1st May day.

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May 10th Happy birthday BIII!

May 13th Mother's day.

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March 14th: Pi day.

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March 20th: The first equinox of the year.

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January 1: Gregorian New Year.

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