I can't thank you all enough for this overwhelming response (but I will try, LOL). Many hugs to you all for being the incredible group of people that you are. You lift my spirits more than you will ever possibly know...
Duncan: Thank you so much for the kind words Duncan. I love a happy endings too, and I find writing these poems helps to remind me that they do exist … many thanks!
Tracey: What a wonderful response Tracey, thank you so very much. I'm not sure where some of these stories come from either, LOL, but I'm glad they do too. I have fun writing them.
Startime: Thank you so much for the standing ovation Startime … what a wonderful response, many thanks to you.
Marge: Now why do I get the feeling you and I have the same optometrist my spirited friend? Thank you for these lovely words Marge, you are very much appreciated.
Midnitesun: Thank you so much for the wows Midnitesun, and if you need a pair … I can send you my optometrist's name, LOL. I'm glad you enjoyed, and thank you.
Mysteria: Thank you for this lovely response Sharon ... your encouraging words are always so very much appreciated, thank you my friend.
Larry C: If you keep coming back, I'll keep writing Larry ... how could I not, with such a beautiful response as this … thank you so much!
Janet Marie: I'm not sure how I could possibly thank you for all the smiles your responses bring me JM … you are such a wonderful person. Thanks for always seeing deeply into the writing, you are very much appreciated gator-gal.
Sunshine: I love her too Karilea. I don't know where she comes up with these ideas, but I sure hope she doesn't take too many vacations on me, LOL. Thank you so very much for this beautiful response my friend. Hugs to you.
Seymour: I couldn't think of a more wonderful and uplifting compliment than this Sy. Balladeer is indeed a class act, and a man I deeply admire. Thank you so much for these encouraging sentiments, they are greatly appreciated.
Southern: Thank you for this wonderful and encouraging response Suthern … Balladeer is such an incredible story-teller, and if I can possibly pass on the same feelings to others that I get when reading Michael's work, then I could simply not be any happier. He is an exceptional man, thank you for this.
Martie: You are so very welcome Martie, and thank "you" so very much for these kind words, they are very much appreciated.
Gentle Spirit: Thank you for enjoying this piece Gentle Spirit, many hugs to you for these wonderful and encouraging words.
Interloper: Oh my goodness … that is so true Interloper! Thanks for this terrific perspective, I couldn't agree with you more. Many thanks to you.
SmartChick: I'm glad you enjoyed this piece SmartChick, and if you need a new pair of glasses too, I can pass along my optometrist's name to you as well, LOL. Thanks so much for enjoying.
Melissa: What a beautiful comment Melissa, thank you so much for enjoying these little lessons of life, I do enjoy writing them and am so encouraged when they are received well, many thanks.
Elizabeth: Thank you so much for these wonderful sentiments Elizabeth, I'm so glad you enjoyed this piece, I'm very grateful for these kind words.
LngJhnAg: LOL @ Bully! I loved that! With so many incredible poets within these walls, I've often felt that "why didn't I think of that" feeling before too, LOL. Thank you so much for this great response LngJhn … you are very much appreciated.
Mistletoe Angel: You are so wonderful Noah … thank you so very much for this enthusiastic response, I can't thank you enough for these kind words, they are very much appreciated, and mean a great deal to me.
Enchantress: LOL, oh my … thank you for these wonderful words NancyLee! I'm so glad you found them inspiring, and I'm so very grateful you enjoyed. Many hugs.
Eloise: Thank you so much for this beautiful response Eloise! Knowing that you re-read it is a wonderful feeling to me, thank you so very much for enjoying this.
2dalimit: A single word that warms my heart Melton, thank you so much for this ... I am very appreciative.
Elizabeth Santos: Thank you so much for these sweet words Liz … you've given me a big hug around my heart today, many hugs to you Sis.
The Lady of Shallot: I'm glad you've been able to find where you left your glasses too Lady of Shallot … it's a little unnerving when they're gone, isn't it? Many thanks to you for these lovely sentiments.
Nona: Thank you so much for such encouraging comments Nona. I'm so glad you enjoyed this piece, and am very grateful for your lovely thoughts.
oh2beme: You are so very welcome oh2beme, and I'd be happy to forward along my optometrists name … I know there are still some supplies available. Thank you so very much from the bottom of "my" heart for this beautiful response, I'm very appreciative.
Catalinamoon: I'm hoping the prescription gets a little stronger over time Sandra. If we keep wearing them … our vision is bound to improve! Many hugs to you for these kind words, I'm very grateful.
Much appreciation and big, big hugs to all,
[This message has been edited by Kit McCallum (edited 10-20-2001).]