Celebrating an anniversary. A commentary on newspapers. The death of author Ray Bradbury. Watching a boy’s first date. A science fiction poem. The innocence of trees. A wonderful about coming down from the mountain. And a whole lot more.
“Writers: Another Peculiar People of Which I Am One” by Jerry Barrett at Gerald the Writer.
“Timing is Everything” by Amanda Hill at Hill + Pen.
“The Face of Love” by Jay Cookingham at Soulfari.
“Why I hate writing, Part 13: katdish, dream crusher” by Kathy Richards at Katdish.
“A Pendulum of Freedom and Responsibility” by Jon Mertz at Thin Difference.
“The Road of Excess Leads to the Palace of Wisdom” by Anita Mathias at Dreaming Beneath the Spires.
“Sippican’s Patented Go/No Go Intertunel Newspaper Reading Gauge” by Greg Sullivan at Sippican Cottage.
“Following Christ in a World of Distractions (Ray Bradbury RIP)” by Christopher Smith at Slow Church.
“Table for Two” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
“When You Wonder if Love is Worth the Risk” by Jennifer Dukes-Lee at Getting Down with Jesus.
“Celtic Chase” by Kathleen Overby at Almost Paradisical.
“Edith Sitwell” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.
“The Thorn” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.
“The Innocence of Trees” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
“14” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.
“In That Place” by Louise Gallagher at Recover Your Joy.
Paintings and Photographs
“Overcast Yellowstone,” oil on canvas by Randall David Tipton at A Painter’s Process.
“Come Down from Your Mountains” by Chris Yokel.
Photograph: Bicycles in Amsterdam by Petr Kratochvil via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.