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Everything Holds Its Breath Except Spring, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Everything holds its breath except spring. She burst through as strong as ever.” ~ B. M. Bower ~ I was wandering around in the backyard this weekend taking stock of all the many outdoor projects that need to be done to get the yard back into shape. My conclusion: It could take us a life… Continue reading Everything Holds Its Breath Except Spring, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Sigh of History Rises Over Ruins, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“The sigh of History rises over ruins, not over landscapes…” ~ Derek Walcott ~ What child thinks about being an archeologist as a career path when they grow up? This little girl for one. I have always been fascinated with history. I don’t mean the kind where a droning teacher or professor stands before the… Continue reading The Sigh of History Rises Over Ruins, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Sky is the Daily Bread of My Eyes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"The sky is the daily bread of my eyes.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ I was conflicted today. The sky is truly the daily bread on my life and probably your life also. But, as Konrad Adenauer said, “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizons.” Can anything… Continue reading The Sky is the Daily Bread of My Eyes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Life is Easy to Chronicle, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice.” ~ E. M. Forster, from A Room with a View ~ When I look at today’s Picture of the Day and quote, I think of a phrase that is common in today’s slang and vernacular… “True that…” Life can be truly easy to chronicle, especially in… Continue reading Life is Easy to Chronicle, by Beverly Hicks Burch