Posts Tagged ‘sharing

29
Oct
16

shared space…

a shared pedestal

such intrusion, a rare sight

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24
Aug
16

dancing for joy…

“If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.”     Santosh Kumar Kalwar

Please allow me to share a hard won milestone….4,000,000 views here at SwittersB. I don’t get a lot of visits/views, so I cherish my frequent flyers…you…that drop by to appreciate, click, perhaps have your spirits lifted (my intent) and return now and then….well the now & thens added up. Thank you so very much for sharing your valuable time with me. Love you all.

4 mil August 24, 2016

stamens, rose, dancing, SwittersB

02
Sep
15

the brightness of passion….

“Brightly burning passion is the releasing of your essence, your specialness and your gifts to the world.” Bryant McGill

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02
Apr
15

GMB Akash: powerful, compelling

GMB AKASH

“Today, I count myself blessed, having become a photographer. To be able to articulate the experiences of the voiceless, to bring their identity to the forefront, gives meaning and purpose to my own life ” – Gmb Akash

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27
Nov
14

Recipes (In your head?)

In the rush last night to prepare a dish, a traditional holiday treat, my wife could not recall the proportions of the ingredients. This is a dish she makes maybe three times a year. She has never written down the recipe…it all was in her head. After several calls to friends, with whom she had previously shared the recipe, she lucked out and got the details.

Old family recipe card

My dear, departed Mom made, without question, the best Potato Salad I have ever tasted. Nothing has ever been close. Problem is my Mom never wrote down the recipe and for whatever reasons never shared it with the women in her life. I never thought to ask. She passed on and the recipe didn’t. Lost. Yes, attempts have been made to mix and match ingredients to replicate the dish but really no success. 

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So, you already know where this is going. Write down the recipe. Share those recipes. You can enjoy someone else attempting to match your special dish or, shudder to think, improve upon it. Some of you have very special dishes that were handed down to you. Share the knowledge and as I said write it down. Should your memory suddenly fail you, the simple card will save you.

 

07
Jul
14

‘We Did It Our Way’

parents graveside-flowers-Memorial Day-remembrance-SwittersB-photographyOne could write about one’s parents from so many angles of introspection. Let me ask you “do you know your parent(s)?” I mean actually know them beyond their outward actions, abbreviated comments and their expressions. For a start, do you know much about their early years? Have you ever had those clarifying, to the gut, conversations where parent-child does not exist in the moment?

I had few such conversations with my parents. I ‘know’ them by virtue of their deeds, their life’s day to day display. I had two gut wrenching moments, during times of taking their last breaths when the deepest truth gasped out. That is it. It has to be enough now.

Do you have children? Do they know the real you? Should you want to give part of that, do it while you can. We are so busy finding ourselves, improving ourselves…on and on the search goes. So tiring, so at times distracting. 

“WE DID IT OUR WAY”

Not some passage of a popular song for my mother. She put that on the marker after my father passed away. It sounded sweet at the time. But, in time I have come to understand the depths of that phrase for them. Their early life was grim, harsh and coming out of the Depression and WWII they fiercely ground out a life together. Yes, they did do it their way, without therapy, self help books, incessant self analysis. Oh they had their fractures, their sins, their faults. They shared that with me via their actions, but never really themselves. It is all I have, it will have to do…for me. 




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