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We Can Do Better

“Music comes from an icicle as it melts, to live again as spring water.” – Henry Williamson If the pale pink blossoms of the tulip trees and the dark purple crocuses weren’t already announcing the arrival of spring, then the … Continue reading

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Worlds Between the Hours

“ Time is a game played beautifully by children.” – Heraclitus, Fragments As the last days of the old year fall away, I’m still feeling the festive spirit, especially when I come across an unexpected twinkle-lit window, move among the … Continue reading

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Summon Down the Spring

“ Time and space are the tools of the observer.” – Emmanuel Kant Pale sunlight paints the sidewalk in charcoal shapes, revealing delicate calligraphy previously hidden by cool rain. Patience has fled as winter keeps looking back, finding ways to … Continue reading

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Rising, Falling

“ So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” – E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly It’s the last day of winter and it feels like I might never write again … Continue reading

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The Lost Chronicle

“ It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” – Rainer Maria Rilke A winter walk two days after a fierce overnight snowfall left the air so cold, it carried the remnants of … Continue reading

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Unsettled Landscapes

“ We live in a world that is beyond our control, and life is in a constant flux of change. So we have a decision to make: keep trying to control a storm that is not going to go away … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Work

“┬áIn early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent On this last day of spring, the promise of summer is found on the sun … Continue reading

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Realm

Tell me, please, where do you dwell? Is it between soundbites and currency struggling to find your place, your very breath at the edges of the life you were meant to live? Is it between the messy earthly imperfection and … Continue reading

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November Reverie

“Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.” – Ronald Reagan November is the month that usually chases us down to Mexico, we begin to miss the warmth of the sun as the autumn rains begin to blanket … Continue reading

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Surfacing

“ The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” – Henry Miller As I move through the apartment these days I’m aware that the light outside is changing – … Continue reading

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