Monthly archives of “March 2015

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Under the Glacier

It’s a pity we don’t whistle at one another, like birds. Words are misleading. I am always trying to forget words. That is why I contemplate the lilies of the field, but in particular the glacier. If one looks at the glacier for long enough,… Read More

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Fragments

Moss garden Swingset Searching for golf balls in the pond at dusk Learning to ride a bicycle by falling, getting up, falling again Looking past the stars to the edges of the known world The smell of freshly shorn grass

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Beautiful People

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion,… Read More

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Squirrels

Things I’ve watched squirrels do today: Run across the neighbor’s roof to the telephone wire, run along the telephone wire towards a tree, lose balance and slide upside down, still gripping the wire from below, panic briefly, turn around and run back to the roof,… Read More

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Full Moon

Today is the full moon, day 15 (correction, day 16) of the Moon Cycle blogging project, and two weeks before the official beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere. What’s up for me to write today? The guidelines I created for myself at the beginning of… Read More

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The kids are alright

Kids are being made, kids are being born, kids are growing up. As I get older more and more of my friends are having kids of their own. From my precociously perfect goddaughters to baby Robin just a few days old (welcome little one!) I have… Read More