Saturday, June 16, 2012

Saturday Good Reads

Talking to a grandmother and finding a map. The gift of a good dad. A photograph of a boxcar. Playing a piano like a waterfall. The story of a cellist who made music in the midst of chaos. A poem about natural instincts, and a poem about secrets. Good stuff was all over the internet this week.


Demystifying Graduation Correspondence” and “Being special” by Kathy Richards at Katdish.

The Shadow of Your Wings” by Jeanne Damoff at The View From Here.

Life’s Soundtrack” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.

Shaking My Head in Wonder” by Jody Lee Collins at Three Way Light.

Another Look: Making Music in the Midst of Chaos” by Chaplain Mike at Internet Monk.

Accessing Infinite Creativity” by Jason Stasyszen for Soulfari.

Lie to us, too, please” by Perry Block at Nouveau Old, Formerly Cute.

Field of Dreams” by Travis Thrasher at The Journey is Everything.

They Want Our Symptoms But Not Our Stories” by Marilyn Gard at Communicating Across Boundaries.

Graceful Summer: A Day of Small Things” by Michelle DeRusha at Graceful.

The Gift of a Good Dad” by Diana Trautwein at Just Wondering.


Remnants” and “In gratitude” by Brian Miller at WayStationOne.

Secrets” by Chris Yokel.

Natural Instincts (Found Poem)” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.

The Hive Jive” by Chris Galford at The Waking Den.

Mary Oliver: I am breathing” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.

Bleeding” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.

15” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.

Diary of An Old Soul (George MacDonald)” by Michael at Longing’s End.

Paintings and Photographs

Eastern Oregon Study,” watermedia on Yupo by Randall David Tipton at A Painter’s Process.

Outside My Office” by Tim Good at Good Photography.

Box Car” by Steve Gravano at Take a Look Around.

Color-Full” by Susan Etole at Just…A Moment.


Waterfall” by Jon Schmidt of The Piano Guys.

Photograph: Washington, D.C. Metro by David Fettig via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.


Anita Mathias said...

ooh, thanks for including me. You are so, so sweet!

Maureen said...

Thank you for highlighting "Natural Instincts". Have a marvelous weekend.

Megan Willome said...

Glynn, I'm getting a warning from Google: "You've visited this page many times."

Sue me for good taste.

diana said...

Thanks so much for including my memories of my dad in today's line-up, Glynn. That means a great deal to me.

Jeanne Damoff said...

Thanks so much, kind sir! Also, I love Megan's comment! :)

Brian Miller said...

nice...thanks again for putting me among honor sir...and happy saturday to you!

H. Gillham said...

I read so many of these -- thanks for the recommendations.

jasonS said...

It's always such an honor to be included here, Glynn. Thank you so much! Have a wonderful weekend.

S. Etole said...

Adding my thanks as well. Such good news concerning your new book.

Jody Lee Collins said...

thank you, Glynn, for including my post on your list--it was a heartfelt write.
(late getting to you--it's been some busy/filled days.)

God bless you.

marilyngardner said...

I'm late on this but so grateful to you for including the Communicating Across Boundaries link. All the best!