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A Few Summer Musings
by Lois J. Christensen
Saturday, January 17, 2009
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Actions by Lois these hot summer days.

A Few Summer Musings

It is summertime and days are well in the 90's often..
I ventured out in the humid temperature then.
Sit on the rockers on the front porch.

Watching the traffic go by on the side stree.

I my life boring, some days,yes, some days no.
Whatever it seems to go slow.
Since knowing i'm going to England days slower yet.
But to there in August i will surely get.

I am fighting these humid summerdays. 
In many different kinds of ways.
One by sitting outside late at nights.
To enjoy all the people and many sights.








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Reviewed by Laurel Lamperd
You have some good descriptions of the long hazy days of summer as the song says, Lois. I like how you have run summer days into one word. It suits your poem. Cheers
Reviewed by Ed J.
Life as it is, wonderful reflection. You will love England.
Reviewed by Inspire Hope
A heartfelt and outstanding poem Lois!
Much appreciated too! May the God of all
comfort, continue to comfort and sustain
you each day! Thank you for sharing so

Much Love,
Reviewed by Jerry Engler
I was really wrapped up in your poem, Lois, but had to give special pause at the idea of eating a fried clam. If we ever have an AD reunion, I invite you to bring clams, lots of 'em. I'm with you on not favoring the cold weather and short days--bring on the spring---Jerry
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat

Cold weather blues can get you down for sure. I remember. Enjoyed your write.

Reviewed by Z McClure
You do an excellent job in this poem, of showing the grandeur and beauty and depth of everyday life. I think everyday is a gift from God, and you certainly have a way with words to capture that well.
Keep translating your soul into words,Lois,keep touching others. : )

Reviewed by G Fralin
Oh boy, do I know winter. This has a lot of life emotion in it. I love the imagery. There is saddenss, humor, joy, and lonliness. You just about covered all the bases. Good read. Thanks for writing it.
Reviewed by Stephanie Murray
I can relate,I work hard to fight off those winter blues. Iliked your poem.

Reviewed by John Domino
Dear Losis,
A wonderful trubute to your loved one.
I am very saddened by your loss of Tom, he was truly a great man.
I lost my first wife over twenty years ago.
The story about her is on the den "A Slice of a Short Life."
It took me 20 years to write, I hope you can read it one day.

Thank you for sharing.


John Michael
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Most apt and timely thoughts well-shared, Lois. Thank you. Stay warm. Love and blessings to you,

Reviewed by John Coppolella
This poem reflects the state of mind of the writer, as she projects her light out into the cosmos.

Was that glowing Halley's comet that flew by?
No, Lois J. Christiansen lit up a poet's sky!
Reviewed by Michael Jones
Yes lois we must stay busy, life is fun other than work. Make a snowman, snow angels, go ice skating, throw some snowballs, and enjoy Winter. Look up a watch Spring shinning on the horizon. Thanks for beauty.
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten
God Bless you!
A moving, inspirational poem...
The journey sometimes places sharp turns in our road, "...forrad on, this is the way!", she says!
Stay warm, Spring will be here soon!

Love and Peace~
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
A lot of things going on in your world with winter, bingo, church activities, and of course, your trip to the cemetery. It's something I want to do soon because both my mom and dad passed away in January.
Sorry you lost your money at bingo...
Reviewed by Kenny Baez
Aye, you've got the winter blues on the run, Lois! Snuggle up and spoil yourself a little, enjoy the Great Indoors with keyboard and mouse and great music playing.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
Keeping busy helps you to enjoy even the winter cold days Lois. Soon Spring and then Summer will arrive and we will wonder where winter had gone. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
I am glad you are keeping busy. Thats the best way to beat them . I you have a hobby it might help also....Great picture of the northland!......M
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
I am fighting those winter blues off that people get,
By going hither and thither and not getting wet.

I think many are, right about now. Think Spring!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
You go girl. Fun read. More. Liz
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Lois,,, great action packed poem....stay warm and pink! :)
Reviewed by Linda Law
Lois, these musings were fun to read, altho it was so cold and you lost your money, and you ventured to the know Tom loves you too. You got out of the house; didn't want to stay inside and grow at least you are doing things...the music is your love, and listen to what makes you happiest...I listen to allkinds of music, loud, noisy, sweet, romantic, kid stuff too... just enjoy it...and know you are loved by all... hugs, lindalaw
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Yes I sometimes think that is the only cure, for the more I stay in and try to avoid the cold and snow the more my moody swings persist. So maybe you are right...embrace the weather and life will embrace us.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Not sure about the name of the car, but the rest sounds like a fun day or so...keep warm...Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Hang in there Lois...
Reviewed by George Carroll
Just took the last of my antibiotic pills for Bronchitis which is getting to be a Winter illness I have been getting in the last 3 years. never had it before then. I'm with you when will Spring arrive?
Reviewed by Thomas Watson
I felt like going for a jacket while reading this...hehehe. I still enjoyed the day though and appreciate your growth as a poet. Stay warm.
Tom Watson
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
This is so adorable. Thanks for sharing a part of your day with us.
You are such a sweet woman.
Stay warm,
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Carin Spirit
Good Advice Lois. ...sometimes you need to be blue, the trick is not staying in there.
Reviewed by Bonnie May
Oh Lois this was delightful and you sure have grown as a poet. Love and hugs, Bonnie

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