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About hrobertson2013

“Each man ( and mermaid) will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land”. Isa 32:2 NIV Warning: The author of this blog is not an ordinary individual. Even Mermaids need a rest from all that's real and grown up. Welcome to the wonder of blog. Come be audience to all that's wet and wild in her stories, poems and thoughts. Instructor by day, super hero by night, and mystical mermaid by summer. Whenever she has the fortune of diving into a pond, reservoir, or mountain waterfall, you'll find her there swimming, and singing songs of life.

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Pondering Tree-serves

(Midway Reservoir) Why do the Quakers tremble? I often wonder why with strong upstanding knotted trunks, eyes squinting to the sky Could this response be anger or a sign of latent fear? Or do the boughs rein praises to a God … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Scrap heap….not exactly the Jungle, Thank God

Out of practice, but here goes. I’ve decided parenting has gone to S-craps. My twenty-something children have left the nest for college. Growing up is hard.  Its’ hard on them because they have to make Life for themselves now. It’s … Continue reading

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Run away Truck Lane

I drive a lot.  It got me thinking. Spinnings in her mind chase anxious freeway speeders quick to grind bumpers tallying insanity “For the love of…..?!” someone in the fast lane is afraid to pass or better yet, just gass’in … Continue reading

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Email from My Maple Leaf Daughter: Butter Knives & The Ides of March

Originally posted on The Mermaid Swims… Strait Way to New:
Butter knives?……and the Ides of March?  Hmmmmm. Salutations! This week has felt like an eternity for me. It is good to be writing to you all again:) Last Monday, after…

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mE-mail Momday: evonDay Countdown

Dear Sister Robertson Dear / Sister Vancouver/ Hi Devon. I hope you had a great week doing missionary work and that you are not being TOO serious. Confession:  I can’t wait to Skype with you on Mothers Day. Speaking of … Continue reading

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My father….he loved trees

  My father, he loved trees but I’m not sure he loved me quite as much I know he loved the trees cuz twenty-something sweaty sun-baked holes got dug a double shovel handle, hungry razor jaw, hinged post-hole digger slammed again … Continue reading

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