Tag Archives: Lynn Kelley

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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When Your Shoe Breaks in Public or You Tear a Hole in Your Fishnets

Have you ever been out in public and your shoe broke? A couple of days ago, I had just entered Macy’s to look for high heels to go with a new dress. Right there in the shoe department, the platform … Continue reading

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A Place to Dream – Awakening Photo Challenge

A Place to Dream is my entry for this week’s Daily Post “Awakening” photo challenge. Isn’t this charming? It’s at the Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, California. I love the textured pebble stone pathway, the furniture art used for a … Continue reading

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Ragged Old Slippers – A Poem

At first glance, my old slippers don’t look too shabby. Turn them over. Whoa! If they could talk, imagine the stories they could tell. They were good to me for years, so they deserved a poem at the very least. … Continue reading

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Defeat and Hope – A Poem

Hope Dark crows of worries nest in my soul Their jagged beaks peck at my thoughts Their heavy wings overshadow my imagination The worms they feed upon burrow deeper and deeper into the soil of angst and fear and fill … Continue reading

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Retro Jewelry Haul From an Estate Sale – Part 3 – Long Chain Necklaces

Do you like retro jewelry? Here are some pieces I bought at an estate sale. This is Part 3 of my Retro Jewelry Haul. “Haul” happens to be the Word Press one-word prompt for today! How cool is that? I don’t … Continue reading

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Cake Disaster for Daughter’s Sweet 16 Birthday – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Birthday to my oldest daughter, April. Twenty-one years ago we celebrated her Sweet 16 birthday. We wanted to make her 16th birthday an occasion to remember. In order to hire a DJ, we had to cut back on other … Continue reading

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Lightning Bug Poem – It’s National Poetry Month

Do you enjoy poetry? This is a short poem about when I was a child in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and how I had no regard for the life of lightning bugs flittering through summer nights. I found a home video from … Continue reading

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World’s Best Candy!

In this 25 second video, I share a big secret by revealing the world’s best candy. I hope the description is so real, you can almost taste it through the screen! Short and sweet! Are we off to a good … Continue reading

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