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GETAWAY WITH JAYE: On A Blanket of Clouds

I took this photo on a road trip. I started the poem in the air on a plane and I finished it after landing on the ground. Remembering that made me think how ideas begin in the mind. They will stay there if we let them; but if we express them we give them a life of their own. All things manifested started in the invisible first. We give life. Let's give more life everyday.   This post is in honor of World Poetry Day celebrated March 21st. Blanket of Clouds Pic
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GETAWAY: To The Big Apple

IMG_0730 “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” A variant of this “apple-a-day” expression first appeared in print in 1866. It read, “Eat an apple on going to bed and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” We know this health maxim doesn’t literally mean one apple eaten every day will keep you in perfect health. However, we do understand a healthy diet can limit trips to the doctor’s office and apples have been the poster fruit for nutritious eating for a long time. They are known for having many health benefits including managing weight
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READ MY LIPS: Look, Up In The Sky!

SG WW PHOTO: Lil Supergirl (left); Sneak Peek of Wonder Woman Cover for JAYE Vol III (right)       I admit I love a good superhero flick, but I didn’t realize how much until 2002. When I fell in love with Superman in the late 70s, I just attributed it to Christopher Reeves’ crystal blue eyes. In the 80s, when I passionately shot out of bed on Saturday mornings to watch Super Friends, I figured I was just like any other kid. However, even adults couldn’t resist the Bill Bixby-Lou Ferrigno super duo which was the Incredible Hulk. When my doctor asked me
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A PICTURE OF HEALTH: It’s Alive!!!

In J.A.YE. VOLUME I Issue 3, I talk about how our nerves and hormones get a bad rap. I failed to mention that our poor skeleton could be a member of that crew as well. We are steeped in a culture that associates the image of a skeleton with death or evil— you know, Halloween, poison signs, pirate flags and such. This is not to say that it is an inappropriate symbol. After all, in the final stages of human decomposition, the skeleton is all that remains of the... uh… remains… so
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