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I feel love

Dearest Ray, As we continue to isolate ourselves, I remind myself I am not alone in this. Many people have reached out to me in the last few days just to check on me or just to say hi. I feel love. We are separated but we are together. 

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Half Bare

Dear Ray, It is windy and fall is falling now - I feel sad. I love the warmth of the fall colours. The wind takes it away, leaves the tress bare and it's winter. When it is not crazy cold, I like my trees bare, the articulation of its branches on display. 

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Pink Night Sky

Dear Summer, It was raining all day today. Have you ever noticed the colour of the moisture laden sky on a late cloudy evening? It is pink, well…purplish pink. I was so in awe when I first saw a pink night sky; it was in London, where the clouds hang eerily low - the sun has no say - the clouds rule the sky, entirely. To the pink night sky! (although, you know I am always rooting for blue skies) Your blue sky - slightly pink tonight, Ray

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Fall Wants

Dear Ray, I woke up sun-kissed. What joy. I realized something while brushing my teeth this morning (the only time I really look at myself in the mirror); my greying pattern is like the fall descending on the maple tree downstairs, starting from the crown, slight east off centre and an abrupt blob far west.

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Little Bird

Dearest Summer, I went out for a walk through the quiet lanes of my neighbourhood. I planned to keep my distance from people if I encountered them on the route. During that half an hour, I only saw 4 people, carrying groceries.  On my way I saw beautiful houses, a quiet school, a church, an empty playground and lots of trees basking in sunlight waiting for new leaves of spring. And I saw a bird. A beautiful bird.

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