Maggie Wright
 

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SMILE!

  Words are NOT needed for this one.  The song Smile by the Lettermen helped me get through  sadness, tears, pain, sorrow, disappointment, rejection, and the heartache of growing up. It is one of my most favorite songs.  Enjoy!    

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Magical Duets: Maggie’s Picks

Just wanted to share with you a few of my very favorite duets: How do you keep the music playing?  by Tony Bennett & Aretha Franklin   The Lady is a Tramp  by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga     … Continue reading

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The Comins’ and Goins’ of the Cholla Cactus Tree

Above painting titled “Where’s Mine?”  By Arlene Powers. I have a true story to tell.  It’s about two brown birds… two brown birds that have curved bills and they live in the desert.  They are Curve-billed thrashers whom I have … Continue reading

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“Hey Mr. Tambourine Man,” Oh, the Memories!!!

Music has a way of soothing your soul and emotions. When I was in high school and college, music was a place where I could hang my feelings when I had a secret crush or my heart was broken.  Listening to … Continue reading

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Parrot Teaches Human to Drop Fear

  FEAR is one of those all-powerful emotions that everyone shares, including animals.  The advantage to fear is that it alerts us to potential danger and triggers our fight/flight responses.  For example, birds are taught by their parents to either … Continue reading

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Puff, the Magic Dragon

Peter, Paul, & Mary’s song, “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” has always touched my heart.  It was a lyrical tale of what happens… of  losing those childhood magical things… when we grow up.  Little Jackie Paper grew up and Puff, his … Continue reading

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