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Unstrange Phenomena

30 November 2008

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"If you do good, people may accuse you of selfish motives. Do good anyway." - Mother Theresa

Photo by Axel Bührmann @ flickr

29 November 2008

Recipe - Dennys MINI Louisiana Lyon Oven Pancake





Dennys MINI Louisiana Lyon Oven Pancake - Feed your soul and feed your mind with stimulating LEMON! Lemon activates the intellect and clears the mind. Easy, quick meal for two and only 200 calories!

26 November 2008

We Believe In Santa





We Believe In Santa - great article with lots of amusing Santa photos of believers dressed up as Santa. Also plenty of Santa sightings worldwide. You can join for free the We Believe In Santa global fan club and spread some goodwill this season! Photo by FaceMePLS @ flickr

21 November 2008

Foods We Love to Hate: Knowing Why





Foods We Love to Hate: Knowing Why - Why do we hate certain foods? Have you ever considered what foods you hate and why you hate them? There may be more to it than finicky tastebuds. This is part one in a series of articles about food dislikes.
It really does make a mind wonder how food, emotion, and experience all come together to create a judgment, often a life-long judgment about a certain food. This article begins the process of discovering relationships of food and people.
Photo by Vin Crosbie @ flickr

15 November 2008

Poem - Dreaming Words



Poem by Denny Lyon

Pastel Drawing by Denny Lyon







Dreaming Words


Warm comfortable drifting
Toggling between this waking world
And the world of dreams symbolic
Sheets, those delicious summer skimmers
Glide as bodies turn side to side in repose



Gently



Quietly





Softly the growing silence
Easily falling down to fade

*Wake up!*
Comes an unwelcome startling voice
Eyes closed
Face grimaces a frown
*Wake up!* voice insistent, repeats

Ascending the dark stairway of knowledge
Rubbing my inner mind’s eye
Flinging open the huge door to light
Asking *What?!*
About to fall teetering backward
Into the comforting quiet dark

*What?!*

*Write it down*

*Now? It’s the middle of the night!*

Aware it’s a losing battle
Dutifully returning to the waking world of dark
Reaching out, fingers fumbling for bedside notebook and pen
Scribbling on lines overrun from hands half asleep
Too large is the messy handwriting
Next morning tough to decipher


Words tumble down onto paper out of the inner dark
That vast library of knowledge, universal to all
Opening the heavy tall thick door
Written words enter, marching out onto now
The waking world bathed still in eerie moonlight

Fulfilled the bleary-eyed scribe’s task
Tumble backward to welcoming sleep
Covers pulled high over weary, oh, so tired, body
Descending the long narrow stairway

Down


Deeper




Arrived


The loving library of inner knowledge
Infinity to yet explore
Artifacts of knowing to drag home
And leave quietly on some welcoming doorstep



Denny Lyon
22 June 2008

08 November 2008

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"Let God reveal Himself in His Own time, whispering wondrous secrets into the ear of your heart, for it is in the listening that Wisdom walks - and always, on this life's journey, Love endures." Denise Lyon - 5 March 2005
Photo by Ahmed Rabea @ flickr

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"We are all in this together; one person's hunger is another's duty." - Bill Moyers May 2007
Photo by linda yvonne @ flickr

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“We writers must attach ourselves, and our written words, to personal self-worth. Otherwise the thoughts of our readers will never be lifted up to their potential as a result of reading ours.” - Denny Lyon Copyright 7 July 2008 Photo by swanksalot @ flickr
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