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The End of the World, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly.” ~ Richard Bach ~ I have a treasure trove of pictures dating back more years than I care to count…long before the word “digital” was even thought about. Many were taken with a SRL 35mm Pentax I owned at the time… Continue reading The End of the World, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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A Heartbeat at My Feet, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“ My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” ~ Edith Wharton” What makes you get a lump in your throat and your eyes puddle with tears? For me one glimpse of the sweet little face above is a one way ticket to Cry Town. She was my Lady…or Ladybug as I fondly called… Continue reading A Heartbeat at My Feet, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Wolves of Insignificance From the Door, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” ~ Saul Bellow ~ “ I was going through my portable hard drive this morning and rediscovered this image. It’s one of my favorites…I love doors, they hold mysteries behind their closed portals in my opinion. I apologize if you have seen… Continue reading The Wolves of Insignificance From the Door, by Beverly Hicks Burch

60th Wedding Anniversary, Anniversaries, Family, Love, Parents, Photography, Picture of the Day

But the Greatest of these is Love, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. ~ I Cor. 13:13  NIV ~   This month marks the 60th wedding anniversary of my parents. That’s a milestone in and of itself, but it’s also a rarity these days. I often wonder about the future and how… Continue reading But the Greatest of these is Love, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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When Love Hurts–Reblogged, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Today I’m reblogging a blog I wrote back in 2007. As I read about Oscar Pistorius and the unfolding tragedy in South Africa I couldn’t help but recall this blog. I hope you take the time to read it because I feel there’s an underlying message that needs to be heard around the world…love should… Continue reading When Love Hurts–Reblogged, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Saw Life and it was Something Real…and it was Something Private, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“There it was before her - life. Life: she thought but she did not finish her thought. She took a look at life, for she had a clear sense of it there, something real, something private…” ~ To the Lighthouse, Virginia Wolfe ~ Some of you may recognize this spot. Yes, it was taken at… Continue reading I Saw Life and it was Something Real…and it was Something Private, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Forest Primeval, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"This is forest primeval” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow~ Sometime back I shared a photograph with you I had taken on a stroll down the path on the property at the back of my parent’s home. They own a few acres and Mom has a little path she has kept down just for that purpose…strolling and… Continue reading Forest Primeval, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Anniversaries, cancer, Carcinoid Cancer, Health, Women's health

Marking an Anniversary – Carcinoid Cancer

Today I'm reblogging this article from the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation. I thought of this often in January because January marks one of two very similar anniversaries for me. In Jan. 1982 I had my first surgery for non-smoking lung cancer in my right lung. My 31st cancer free anniversary in my right lung just… Continue reading Marking an Anniversary – Carcinoid Cancer