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About sknobloch

I am an Author, Artist, and Reiki Master and Intuitive Counselor, offering energy and guidance sessions on people and beloved pet companions. I divide my time between a Northern NJ suburb of Manhattan and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I enjoy pursuing paranormal explorations in this uniquely haunted town. Read more about me at www.briarrosereiki.com and http://shirlknoblochwillowfineartprintsandphotography.zenfolio.com/ All writings and photos © Shirl Knobloch.......no unauthorized copying or use permitted without written permission from the author and photographer, Shirl Knobloch.

“Eating off the Floor” (For those of us who remember Erma Bombeck

  This day, 1927 , another one of my favorite writers, Erma Bombeck,  was born…. Not a classical literary icon …….but an icon to housewives all across America…… Her humor and wisdom gave a daily lift to overworked, overstressed, women … Continue reading

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The Treasures of Ordinary Days……Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day………a day for the chocolatiers and florists and card companies.  But I guess all holidays are like that…… The more holidays I see, the more I see the day, not the holiday. Ordinary days are the holidays…..the days you … Continue reading

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For St. Bridget’s Day (Imbolc)

One of the nicest energies in Ireland was around trees…… They have wishing trees in Ireland, certain sacred trees, respected and cherished. The black hawthorn is considered one, and wishing hawthorns are adorned with beribboned presents and possessions. These hawthorns … Continue reading

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“The Eyes of the World” Inauguration Day

The eyes of the world will be watching…….. Will we show them a nation of strong, determined people…continuing the traditions and dreams on which this nation was created? Or will we show them a disrespectful, lawless nation of singularly minded … Continue reading

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“Our Spiral”

I am so weary of all the cartoons, the hate filled comments on social media, the loss of respect that our nation and those who lead it are due…..and this is NOT a political statement, so please don’t comment and … Continue reading

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“Road Rage” My horrific encounter today…………

I go to sleep a different person tonight.   It was something I always knew, read about, feared……….but, today I lived it. My husband and I were at a busy four lane intersection.   Suddenly, a car cut him off, … Continue reading

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“Not so surprising…..Debbie Reynolds’ Death”

Everyone is so shocked……..it really isn’t so surprising.   It’s just newsworthy.   People and all beings of this earth have been dying of broken hearts since the first life and love existed on our planet. We read stories of … Continue reading

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