Category Archives: Life

Insatiable =/= Sustainable

((The new quarterly issue of the BeZine is up! This time, the theme is Sustainability, and there are some really good, thoughtful pieces about making this a reality. If you have some free time, come check out how you can … Continue reading

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~ Gen X Musings ~

It’s time again for the 100TPC (One Hundred Thousand Poets For Change) over at the BeZine, and all over the world. It’s a chance for artists, musicians, poets, peace-keepers, activists, and anyone else who desires lasting change in the world … Continue reading

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The seeing place…

This month’s BeZine is all about Theater. Come on over and have a look! It’s dim, but not quite too dark to see where you’re going. Small bulbs cast just enough light to barely distinguish faces and furniture. The smells … Continue reading

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To tell you the truth…

Honesty and Transparency are the themes for this month’s BeZine. I started to write about these things in relation to the current political administration in the United States and quickly realized that it was turning into a (badly-written, full of … Continue reading

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Some Scientific Snippets

I’ve loved science as long as I can remember. When other little girls my age were collecting Barbie dolls, I was helping my brother find and label bugs for his bug collection.  My first science fair project in 4th grade … Continue reading

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~ Last Call ~

This month’s theme at the BeZine is the Environment/Environmental Justice. On the 24th of September, we will be celebrating with 100 Thousand Poets for Change (100TPC) to raise awareness and come together for this important cause. I hope you can … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Animals, Awareness, Ecology, Environment, Food For Thought, Future, Life, Past Present and Future, Poetry, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Life on Life’s Terms

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” ~ John Lennon The theme at the BeZine this month is Hope: Great Expectations and Secret Desires. I had plans for this post to be something extra special … Continue reading

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~ Regarding Faith ~

This month’s issue of the BeZine is up and what a splendid collection of inspiration it is shaping up to be! Our theme this month is “Faith in things seen and unseen”. Below is my humble contribution.       … Continue reading

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Art Lessons

The theme for January at the BeZine is Parents and Parenting.  It took me reaching adulthood to realize how lucky I am to have an artistic, creative mother.  I imagine that all parents strive to teach their children important life … Continue reading

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Being a more compassionate gardener

Like many people, I love to garden. I enjoy the feeling of soil beneath my fingers, the satisfaction of caring for plants and watching them grow and bloom. I also tend to believe that all life is sacred. From the … Continue reading

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