Positively Karen

Now and Then Spring, earth awakens from its winter slumber. My rose bushes are covered with petite unfurled leaves. Bulbs have burst, sending verdant stalks up three inches above the soil. Doves have built their nests (of sorts) and laid their eggs. One egg has already slipped through loosely woven twigs to land unbroken on…

The Sunshine #8-2 Apr/May 2017

More Than This “I could feel at the time There was no way of knowing Fallen leaves in the night Who can say where they’re blowing As free as the wind And hopefully learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning” ‘More Than This’, written and sung by Bryan Ferry, is…

The Sunshine #7-6 Dec/Jan 2016

Happiness “Happiness is like the old man told me Look for it, and you’ll never find it all But let it go, live your life and leave it Then one day, you’ll wake up and she’ll be home”   ‘Happiness’, written by Isaac Slade of The Fray, is the last song on the second studio…

Treasures From The Inbox #7-5

If you get email, you get stuff. Sometimes it is spam, sometimes it is a true gem. Here is one of those gems worth sharing: The Pickle Jar As far back as I can remember, the pickle jar sat on the floor beside the dresser in my parents’ bedroom. When he got ready for bed, Dad…

Positively Karen

Dream as if. . . . I read… road signs, billboards, bumper stickers, the backs of cereal boxes as my grandchildren eat breakfast, books, magazines and tee shirt statements. I read while lazily swinging in the porch swing, laying down or while draped across my favorite old drab olive green stuffed chair. I read… the…

The Sunshine #7-5 Oct/Nov 2016

Peace Of Mind “Make no mistake for your very own sake Here’s a little word for now, Take off your shoes and let your thoughts be kind And have a little peace, just a little peace of mind Peace, peace of mind, makes us feel better” There are bands, and then there are musicians. Two…

The Sunshine #7-4, Aug/Sep 2016

One Day At A Time Well I finally got around to admit that I might have a problem. But I thought it was just too damn big of a mountain to climb. Well I got down on my knees and said ‘Hey!’ ‘I just cant go on livin’ this way!’ With the legendary Joe Walsh…