Category Archives: The Quotidian

NaPoWriMo Prompts

Do you NaPoWriMo? Just a quick note to inform my readers that I am drafting 30 poem prompts for National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo)–April. It’s currently a work-in-progress, but I intend to begin posting relatively soon. The great thing about … Continue reading

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March 21 ~ Joke

Two pears walk into a bar. The bartender throws them out immediately. Why? They were clearly impaired. ~*~ Andrew Shattuck McBride    

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“No more hurting people. Peace” ~ Martin Richard

Is there a more profound message of peace than this, from a young child? The picture is of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston bombings. http://dailycaller.com/2013/04/16/heartbreaking-photo-of-8-year-old-killed-in-boston-blast/ Other members of Martin Richard’s family were injured badly. To those … Continue reading

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One Question — 2013

At new year, only one question: all the fear all the conflict all the hate all the weapons all the wars…. What are we so afraid of? Andrew Shattuck McBride

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“Sometimes when I think how good my book can be….”

“Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.” ~ Truman Capote Truman Capote was writing about his work-in-progress In Cold Blood. Capote worked on In Cold Blood for four years. In Cold Blood, a true crime … Continue reading

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Traveling Diorama Along Lower Whatcom Creek

“Our simplest wisdom is to follow the sea-bright salmon home.” ~ ~ unattributed with lines from JB I On a ramble down lower Whatcom Creek, I’m showing a favorite place to a friend, and this sharing is a fine thing. … Continue reading

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“sublime fool love” ~ post from tsena

I love this quotation from Ray Bradbury posted by tsena. Bradbury was a genius. sublime fool love. Thanks tsena! Blessings to all, Andy    

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Notes for an Exhibit of Dad’s Final Effects

I One of his standard sayings was “I feel like shit and fall in it.” This, from one of his grandmothers. Increasingly, he said “My lungs hurt” and coughed flecks of blood into handkerchiefs, sometimes secretly. Occasionally, certain of the … Continue reading

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Doomsday

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive” ~ Albert Einstein I With his son – now his world – a man pushes a shopping cart before him. It’s nearly empty; they are traveling … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, March 25, 2012 ~ “Walk with the dreamers….”

“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground.” ~ Wilferd Peterson Thank you to Julia Crouch on Facebook, March … Continue reading

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