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Bloggers PhotoBorn 12/15/1956 in the mountains of Central Oregon. :)

I may be a mountain girl, but I am no Hill-billy!

Back from Vacation!


Blog Posted:8/8/2012 8:27:00 AM
Good Morning, World. It is so nice to be with you all again. I am back home now, from my vacation in Virginia, and then Florida. I had such a wonderful time with my son and my sister's family, times I will never forget. But here, at the Soup, you are all my extended family and really, I have missed you all so much. it is good to be home again. I am a little bummed out by the absence of so many poets that I truly call friend, I can only wonder what has happened since I've been away. Gosh, I hope they will return, maybe they are just having writer's block at this time. Especially, I miss Nikko and Chris, where have they gone. It saddens my heart to think they may have left the soup. I have heard some rumors, but you all know how unreliable rumors can be. Anyway, I love you all, and am so happy to be back. I posted a sonnet this morning, actually, it was one I wrote a few years ago, but it needed work on the syllable count, so I have improved it. I have spent some time reading and commenting, and hope to find more time to do the same. Hi Ruben! How have you been? What's up, Debbie Do? And all the rest of you too, i have missed you, please give me a little update on what ya'll have been up to in my absence. Love and hugs to all, catie :)
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  1. Date: 8/12/2012 6:41:00 AM
    I`m here !!! - Welcome back Catie, hope you had a lovely holiday ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

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  1. Date: 8/11/2012 5:17:00 PM
    Hi Catie, blessing overflowing to you girl, Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 8/9/2012 4:14:00 PM
    Thanks, all. love and hugs to all of you! Catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:59:00 AM
    welcome back, catie..nothing like bonding with familly and unwinding!... missed ya..huggs!

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 4:24:00 PM
    Nice to see you back again, Catie. Yes......we have lost some amazing and wonderful poets....I miss so many of them too, and keep hoping some will return!

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 2:10:00 PM
    Glad that you had a good trip...Thanks for stopping by my blog..Yes, in the warm states there are many bugs of summer that can cause problems but I have never heard of what happened to Karter..Sara

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 2:09:00 PM
    Welcome home. Ruben, write a new poem for us, please.

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:37:00 PM
    Hi David! So nice to hear from you! I am still catching up on my responsibilities around the home front now, and haven't really had a chance to sit down and write, I am hoping that tomorrow may be the day for that. love and hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:36:00 PM
    Hi Lee! thanks! I am looking forward to reading your poetry and getting to know you a bit better. hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:26:00 PM
    hey Catie nice to see you back, sounds like you had a great time, must have biven you lots of inspiration....David

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:21:00 PM
    Welcome back. Lee

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:13:00 PM
    Hi Andrea! :) I missed you too! So nice of you to stop by. I am going to send an email to Nikko, maybe she will let know why she hasn't been around so much. Love and hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 11:43:00 AM
    catie, I can't say for sure they are totally removed from soup, but it's true, they are going to be here a lot less. sad but true, especially I will miss sweet Nikko. GREAT to see YOU though. Missed ya!

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 11:02:00 AM
    Thank you, Carol! Lets all get together and try to bring back the missing. I think a real way of doing so may be to do more writing ourselves. love and hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 11:01:00 AM
    Hi Arild and Anne Lise! (just thought I would include you both! :)) I am considering going on a mission to bring back some of our missing poets. Sounds like it may be a real challenge. So nice to hear from you. Love and hugs, catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 10:59:00 AM
    Hey, Ruben! so nice to hear from you! Please don't stop writing, reading and commenting. I think that's how so many of our best poets have gotten lost along the way. I struggle to write something decent myself these days, but make a point to come in and do some reading and commenting every once in a while. I hope to do more of it soon. But many of these new writers have no idea who I am. well, I will try to come up with a good contest to challenge your free verse skills. Your free verse is my favorite. love and hugs to you, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 10:52:00 AM
    Glad to have you back... and not among the missing.

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 10:32:00 AM
    Welcome home again,Catie! Glad to hear you had a great vacation:) Been wondering myself too where Nikko and Chris are, hope they`re just taking a break...Hugs,Arild

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  1. Date: 8/8/2012 9:12:00 AM
    Welcome back, Catie!! : ) Im glad to read that you've had a wonderful time! I too miss Nikko and Chris... Im not reading...writing...commenting... im just "visiting" blogs! : ) Any idea from Virginia or Florida for a Contest? : ) Have a great day. Ruben.

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