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tea ode (poem)

Ritual rhythmic alchemy the water,          the boiling,                  the steam,                           the WHISTLE tea leaves stain magical … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned

That’s the term that keeps coming to my mind lately.  Describing my preferences and style.  No, not exclusively, by any means, but significantly. “Favored or prevalent in former times” and “of a style no longer in vogue.”   That’s how … Continue reading

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JOY NOW!

6 reasons to be joyful RIGHT THIS MINUTE: 1) We’re alive! Yahoo!  Those tsunamic (yes, I’m making that a word :)) nightmares I’ve just awakened from were but dreams!   Yippee, I’m alive!  You, too–alive!  Another chance at bat in … Continue reading

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ENTHUSIASM!! It’s POTENT! It’s MAGICAL! It’s INFECTIOUS!

Wow.  Marveling at and diggin’ how a little enthusiasm can totally change my world around.  No surprise there. After all, “[E]nthusiasm moves the world.” (Arthur Balfour) Yes, ma’am, “[e]nthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars…It … Continue reading

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The Joy Project

JOY.  That’s what I’d like to focus on for 2013.   Since I created this Sirena Tales blog a year ago, I’ve been highlighting enchantment, which to me involves a big dollop of joy.  I think I’m just shifting the lens … Continue reading

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