Tag Archives: Lynn Kelley

Twisted Tree Roots Would Make a Nice Shelter – Daily Post Photo Challenge

I love this week’s Daily Post photo challenge: Twisted. Aren’t these twisted tree roots cool? This is by Devil’s Postpile in the High Sierras near Mammoth, California. While my son Mike and daughter Amy hiked up the trail to check out the … Continue reading

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Laughter – I Live to Laugh

I live to laugh. Do you? Laughter seems to be one of my basic needs. Good thing humor is all around us. I’m one of those people who view our world through a comic lens, for the most part. I suspect … Continue reading

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Becoming a Public Speaker – Say What?

Public speaking? Me? Are you kidding? Almost four years ago I joined Toastmasters International to get over my fear of public speaking. Here’s a post about my first prepared speech: Stepping Out of the Zone – My Toastmasters Ice Breaker … Continue reading

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Disposal Edge – A Poem About Old Silverware

Do you have old, messed up silverware? Do your spoons have disposal edge? Here’s one last poem for National Poetry Month. April sure whizzed by, didn’t it? Once again, I have a video from 1999, practicing for a poetry reading. The … Continue reading

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Chuckles the Clown and Buffy the Clown – Friday Funnies

Do you remember the Mary Tyler Moore Show? How about the episode about Chuckles the Clown’s funeral? I was watching this clip, laughing my head off. George heard me from the other room. He thought I was crying. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Adorable Knitted Dolls for Peace Pals

Do you like to knit? Love to help others? Have you heard of Peace Pals? In response to my April 10th blog post, Altered Art Scrapbook For a Little Girl, my friend Marjorie Flathers shared one of her favorite crafts. … Continue reading

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Lines – Mountains and Freeways – Photo Challenge – Graphic Designs

This week’s photo challenge for The Daily Post is a fun one: Lines. I snapped this photo a couple weeks ago to capture the silhouettes of the mountain ridges set against the sky. Some of the ridges are barely visible, … Continue reading

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The Taste of Poverty – A Poem

April is National Poetry Month, and I can’t believe how fast this month is going by. Today’s post is about hunger and poverty. I hope it speaks to you. The Taste of Poverty Have you heard the peaceful sound of … Continue reading

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Practicing for Poetry Reading – Joker Daughter in Background

Do you have a joker in your family? My family is full of jokers. Below is a home video from 1999 when I was practicing for a poetry reading. Like many people, I have a fear of public speaking, so … Continue reading

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Spool – Short Poem and 1999 Retro Video Practicing for Poetry Reading

  Once upon a time I attended a poetry group at the Frugal Frigate children’s bookstore in Redlands, California. At one point, we were invited to participate in a poetry reading. Like most people, I had a fear of public … Continue reading

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