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GRANDPA

GRANDPA C 2008 JoJo My grandfather was a remarkable man. He first went to Brazil in the late 1800’s to work for the St. John Del Rey Mining Corporation in Morro Velho. Coincidentally, many years later, my parents, sister and I also lived there for a period of 4 years. The St. John Del Rey […]

Friends

A Hug Certificate for You! This poem is very sweet. Forward this on and back. Thanks! If I could catch a rainbow I would do it just for you And share with you its beauty On the days you’re feeling blue. If I could build a mountain You could call your very own; A place […]

Elderly Woes

In our salad days or senior moments or whatever society is calling it. We are still very vibrant, funny, Quizicall, yes and always misunderstood generation in society. We drive, We can play bridge or Euchre like Pro,s in Texas-Hold-um, And mostly we try to look at the good side of people in general and expect […]

WITING FOR VERONICA

WAITING FOR VERONICA C 1997 JoJo In Brazil, there are two time parameters: English time and Brazilian time. Hora inglesa means arriving to any given appointment bang on the dot; hora brasileira means arriving fashionably late by not less than fifteen minutes and not more than thirty. It is customary to inquire of ones hostess […]

What Does Love Mean?.

A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds, “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does […]

The Picnic

Wander through the woods my love The basket in your hand Spread the blanket on the ground In this tree and fern filledl land Stream cooled wine and strawberries I will place between your lips Soft light kisses I will place Like a stone on water skips Sunlight dappling through the trees Soft moss cushioning […]