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Solitude and Storey

Solitude is a rare gift these days, so rare that when it does find me, it feels like coming home. My guard drops, I do not have to spend energy keeping the lighthouse going with its warning beam of incoming … Continue reading

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Woods Walk Diary: Trillium Grace

My daily walks in the woods continue. A few days ago, I spotted a red trillium along the trail, alone, like me, unlike its prolific white cousins that obviously prefer city traffic and not the solitary existence of the red. … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Fall in Love Again

I have been bespeaking the woods across the street from where I live now and telling them of my old childhood copse of pine trees a quarter mile from where we lived, back in the day when there were plenty … Continue reading

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Ode to A Cluster Fly

Fifty-nine people were slaughtered in Las Vegas on Sunday. Over 500 went to hospitals, overwhelming their services, all medical personnel were called in and they were not enough to care for the shocked and bleeding victims who witnessed the murder … Continue reading

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A Patina of Stories

I am not a home decorator. In fact, I avoid some of the “finer things” in life, like shiny new dining room sets or brand new cars. First, because it seems odd to segregate the space where food is prepared … Continue reading

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Tree Hugger

I hugged a tree the other day. It was along a path I have walked several times in the woods across the street from where we live now. I had paused to look around and suddenly the idea popped into … Continue reading

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“Life’s Great, If You Don’t Weaken”

There is a poem in me somewhere, only the distilled intensity of poetry can convey the images and emotions of this past month while I was in Florida to help Mom and Dad move through a series of crises involving … Continue reading

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