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Good To Visit With You - Marycile Beer's Blog

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I was born in Wichita, Kansas.  The third generation in the family's now 5 generation business.  Anything you can do to a truck from salvage to selling new parts to manufacturing farm or oil field equipment was our business.  My mother was from the famous Nebraska Sand Hill cattle country where her family was deep in the history of this country.  My growing up years were spend around the family business, the cattle country of my mother and the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota where mom's sister taught in an Indian Government school.  After a brief stint in the company I opted to become a teacher and go to the land of my mother.  There I married a cowboy and we became ranchers.  Thus the story 'THE COWBOY AND THE TEACHER.'  We moved from the Sand Hills to the Rosebud Reservation.  It was there I accepted my first writing assignment.  I became known as 'THE SAND HILLS SCHRIVNER' in the monthly supplment THE OUTLOOK MAGAZINE  to our local Valentine Newspaper.  My columns were all about the humorous goings on of our family life in the ranching business.  Like a trip to the grocery store with 4 small children likened to a Chess Game.  Or trying to rationalize to our 7 year old when she was asked to do a chore and came back "YOU NEVER DO ANYTHING FOR ME."  Or the disappointment of our youngest when she discovered the fighting cock, I took a whole roll of film of, turned out to be just a WEED.  And the artistic antics of the boys as they painted the walls of the shop building with the grease guns.  I did not print their father's reaction.  From there I wrote similar articles for THE FENCE POST magazine in Colorado.  Now I have a column called BITS AND PIECES, same theme, in the PRAIRIE CONNECTION in Harper, Kansas.

My Reservation years produced many poems and musical lyrics found in my enclosed collection.  Thanks to this wonderful internet friend   poetrysoup.com   I am now able to share my memories with you.  In between the column years I wrote 2 novels.  Book one is the story of a teacher and a cowboy in the early years of the Sand Hills called THESE HILLS OF SAND.  Book two is the continuation of their story called THE ROMANCE.  I call them SEMI HYSTERICAL NOVELS OF THE SAND HILLS.  I also have two short subject books BITS AND PIECES OF MY MIND and  MORE BITS AND PIECES mostly drawn from our family experiences as stated above.  For instance, one day one of the grand daughters said something cute.  I shot across the room to jot it down.  Her sister quickly came back with "You better keep your mouth shut, she's gone for her pencil."  Maybe one day they will be published.

Now it is your turn.  Welcome to my heart, soul and mind.............Cile  PS  my name is pronounded SEAL.  Which is another story, thanks to our oldest grandson.


Dear Friends,  it is with a breaking heart I must let you know my Cowboy passed away July 7, 2005.  He will now be able to join the great Cattle Drive in the heavens.

Good To Visit With You

Blog Posted:6/15/2010 7:26:00 PM
Enter Text It is good to visit with you again. I will try to spend a little more time with you. I will use my lap top as the other computer is just about gone. I appreciate that Poetry Soup has kept me in the loop. I had a knee replacement in March and just spent 3 weeks in Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska. I let down my groups I read to because I had been laid up for 4 weeks with my knee and then 3 weeks on vacation. I really enjoy reading to the 3 groups at nursing homes and retirement centers. I would like to add another one or two but I still have not gotten my belongings put up yet. There always seems to be some excuse I can find to put it off a little longer. The family here keeps an eye on me. I was surprised they did not object to my driving on my vacation. I only put 3,398 miles on my van when I was gone. Better close as I need to find out how to edit my last poem. I left out a w on the word saw. God Bless and I poems/love'>love and missed you, Cile

I just want to add that I have give up my columns.  I would like to work on another book but I need to get my house half way together. A lot I could use help with but it will get done when it gets done.  I have enjoyed meeting many new poets.  I can say I have not been disappointed in their works.  It feels like old times just a few new faces added.  God Bless, Cile
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Date: 2/15/2011 7:10:00 PM
You have a very interesting background. I'm glad I came here to read your blog.
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Date: 6/16/2010 9:26:00 AM
Hi Cile!! Grat to hear from you. Where do you get the energy? God Bless. Vince
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Date: 6/16/2010 7:55:00 AM
Hi Cile! I'm kinda new to the Soup so you probably haven't seen me yet! On that note I'm glad your doing better from your surgery- Welcome back!~Tirzah~
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My Past Blog Posts

Date Posted: 4/19/2011 9:29:00 PM
Good To Visit With You
Date Posted: 6/15/2010 7:26:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
12/6/2011 CHRISTMAS YEAR 0 Verselife,religion,seasons,
8/23/2010 Beauty Causing Tears Rhymenatureyellow,
8/23/2010 A Beautiful Promise I do not know?devotion
8/20/2010 Uncle Sam We Need You Rhymepolitical
8/20/2010 EducationThen and Now I do not know?education
8/19/2010 Serenade? Rhymenature
8/19/2010 Money Down The Drain I do not know?funny
8/19/2010 Heads Up Rhymelife
8/17/2010 Two Thousand And Twenty Three Part 1 Verseadventureday,day,
8/17/2010 Two Thousand And Twenty Three Part 2 Verseadventurenight,night,drug
8/17/2010 Two Thousand And Twenty Three Part 3 Verseadventure
8/17/2010 Two Thousand And Twenty Three Part 4 Verseadventure
8/17/2010 Two Thousand And Twenty Three Part 5 Verseadventure
8/16/2010 The Magic Window Explained Rhymefunnymagic,
8/16/2010 From Mystery To History I do not know?imagination
8/15/2010 Your Pain Is My Gain Rhymefaith,forgivenessforgiven
8/9/2010 Our Call Versefaith,hope,inspirational,
7/19/2010 I Wasn't There For You Versefaithme,
7/14/2010 In Spirit I do not know?love,mothergrandmother,
7/14/2010 To Us Acrosticuplifting
7/13/2010 Taps Versecowboy-western
7/13/2010 Eternity Calls To Me Rhymedevotion,history,nature,p
7/12/2010 Without You I Am Lost I do not know?funny,parody,write,me,wri
7/7/2010 Gotch Ya Rhymeimagination
7/5/2010 Sea Sick Rhymefantasy
7/5/2010 Mr. Loving III Rhymefriendship
7/4/2010 God Bless America Rhymelife,natureme,
7/2/2010 Precious Gift I do not know?faith
6/29/2010 A Journey Bourne Rhymecowboy-westernwar,horse,s
6/28/2010 Words To Live By I do not know?life,philosophy
6/24/2010 What Did I Get Myself Into Rhymefunnyme,me,
6/22/2010 THE EARTH Rhymefaith,imagination,inspira
6/20/2010 THROUGH MY EYES Rhymeinspirational,naturered,r
6/15/2010 Oh My Versefunny,satire
6/15/2010 LIFE GOES ON Rhymefaith,history,inspiration
6/14/2010 HELLO I do not know?funnyme,
6/14/2010 A NEW DAY I GUESS Versefunnyme,me,
1/11/2010 AND SO THE SNOW Rhymelife,naturesnow,day,snow,
1/11/2010 A NEW YEARS WISH Rhymedevotion,faith,inspiratio
1/11/2010 Breathless Rhymeinspirational,nature
1/11/2010 MY THANKS TO YOU Rhymedevotion,thank you
1/10/2009 One Day I do not know?love
9/2/2008 Musing or Amuseing Part 1 Prose Poetryfunnyday,home,day,home,ti
9/2/2008 Musing or Amuseing Part 2 Prose Poetryimagination
9/2/2008 Musing or Amuseing Part 3 Prose Poetryimaginationwriting,writin
8/16/2008 Messages From Heaven Verseinspirational,visionaryso
8/13/2008 Questions And Answers Rhymefaith
8/6/2008 Your Turn To Answer Rhymefunny
8/6/2008 What's Next Rhymefunny
7/14/2008 A Peaceful Feeling I do not know?loveme,me,
7/9/2008 There's Tomorrow (I Hope) I do not know?computer-internet,friends
7/4/2008 Clouds Free verseimagination,inspirational
6/28/2008 You Must Believe Rhymefaith,peace,people,politi
6/26/2008 I Write This Poem Somewhat In Fear Free versefantasy,funnyme,
6/26/2008 Wind I do not know?funny
6/13/2008 Not Exaggerating Free verseadventure,education,famil
6/12/2008 Continuation Free versefamily,funny,life,me,home
6/11/2008 He Is Always There Free verseeducation,faith,forgivene
6/4/2008 And You Wonder Why I Am Not E-Mailing You part 1 Free verseadventure,education,funny
6/4/2008 And You Wonder Why I Am Not E-Mailing You part 2 Free verseadventure,education,funny
3/15/2008 You Can Relax, Carol Free versefunny,imagination,love,
3/14/2008 Our Love Story PART 1 Free versedevotion,happiness,love,w
3/14/2008 NUMB WITH FEAR PART 2 Free versefunny,imagination,life,
3/14/2008 Theys True Love Story Part 3 Free versecowboy-western,funny,imag
3/12/2008 Carol PART 4 Free versefunny,imagination,mystery
2/26/2008 Please Be Patient Free versefriendship,life,thank you
2/23/2008 My Cowboys Rhymeadventure,happiness,life,
2/20/2008 Did I or Didn't I Rhymehappiness,
2/19/2008 The Lullaby of The PLains Free versehappiness,life,peace,me,n
2/17/2008 Sandi Rains Free versefriendship,inspirational,
2/17/2008 Our Goal Haikufaith,hope,love,
2/16/2008 Good News Free verseadventure,hope,life,
2/16/2008 Dear Friends Versefriendship,happiness,love
2/4/2008 Worry Free versehope,introspection,life,
2/4/2008 A Sanctuary Free versehappiness,inspirational,n
2/4/2008 The Forest Free versenature,seasons,sympathy,
1/25/2008 What Do You Do? Rhymeimagination,inspirational
1/24/2008 Can You Guess The Season Free versefunny,nature,pets,
1/21/2008 Peggy Anderson Rhymefriendship,nostalgia,on w
1/5/2008 My Guardian Angel Free versefaith,inspirational,love,
12/27/2007 Ghosts of South Dakota Intro Prose Poetryinspirational,life,love,c
12/27/2007 Ghosts of South Dakota part 1 Prose Poetryinspirational,life,love,s
12/27/2007 Ghosts of South Dakota part 2 Prose Poetryinspirational,life,love,s
12/27/2007 Ghosts of South Dakota part 3 Prose Poetryinspirational,life,love,s
12/27/2007 Ghosts of South Dakota part 4 Prose Poetryinspirational,life,love,s
12/26/2007 Thank You God I do not know?life,loss,love,father,car
12/26/2007 A Gift Of Real Love Free versefaith,family,life,love,li
12/23/2007 Hold On To Your Hats Free versedepression,life,nature,na
12/21/2007 A Feeling To Remember Free verseadventure,happiness,life,
12/18/2007 Are You All Right? Free verseconfusion,fantasy,funny,m
12/14/2007 God Knew All Along Free versefaith,inspirational,love,
12/11/2007 Are We Better Off? Free versefaith,history,hope,sad,ho
12/11/2007 Stubborn or Gifted Rhymefunny,imagination,on writ
12/11/2007 For You Rhymefaith,hope,inspirational,
12/1/2007 Beth Adams Free versefriendship,imagination,th
11/13/2007 And It Is A.......... Free verseconfusion,funny,imaginati
11/13/2007 A Plea Free versefaith,hope,life,love,
11/12/2007 Western Melodies Free versecowboy-western,history,im
11/12/2007 Granpa, Tell Me Rhymecowboy-western,imaginatio
11/11/2007 Once Upon A Christmas Free versecowboy-western,faith,fami

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Fav Poems

Paradise Rhymeinspirational,life,nature
Intelligent Design Cowboyanimals,cowboy-western,de
WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ABOUT I do not know?devotion,forgiveness,insp
WE DIDN'T KNOW IT WAS YOU, LORD I do not know?devotion,faith,inspiratio
Now On Sale-The Word-o-lator I do not know?friendship,imagination,li
Condo Cowboys Cowboycowboy-western,introspect
TRAIN UP A CHILD ... I do not know?devotion,education,faith,
THIS IS CHISTMAS I do not know?devotion,faith,love,seaso
ANGEL Romanticismhappiness,hope,loveday,li
Walk Into My World Versefaith,friendship,hope,ins
Tomorrow Quatrainimagination,time,day,time
The Beauty Of Austria Shattered Free verseangst,death,faith,history
Maybe it's Time Rhymeconfusion,life,time,time,
The Promise's Beginning Epicdevotion,faith,history,in
Family Camp Narrativefamily,life,places,old,ti
Life Insurance Narrativefaith,life,life,
My Heart Bleeds Tears I do not know?angst,life,lost love,hear
CANDLES Rhymedepression,friendship,ins
Forever Love Rhymedeath,devotion,husband,lo
The Old Rugged Cross Suffered The Worlds Greatest Loss Narrativedevotion,faith,forgivenes
Good- Verses- Evil Narrativehope,philosophy,uplifting
Our Lords Plight Coupletdevotion,epic,faith,forgi
His Worth Narrativehope,life,love,people,tim
You Will Be Missed Rhymedeath,depression,devotion
Music Take Me Back Balladmusic,nostalgia,song-lyri
Upon A Gentle Breeze Narrativehappiness,hope,life,love,
Cowboys Don't Cry Balladcowboy-western
Romantic Love Free verselovelife,romantic,life,ro
A Well-appointed Cowpoke Rhymecowboy-western
Ghosts of Gettysburg Rhymehistorymen,
Cowboyin' Rhymecowboy-westerncowboy,star
BEYOND LOVE Kyriellelost lovelife,autumn,life
The Words That flow Through My Pen Free verseintrospection,life,on wri
my girl Quintain (English)wife
Cruisin' Pirate Style Rhymefunnyme,me,
A willows silent cries Personificationimagination,nature
Conversational Twists And Turns Rhymefunny,high school,

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