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breaking up Christmas

It was the darkest night in over 500 years, if you believe what was posted on the internet. A lunar eclipse in the season of winter solstice, during the longest nights of the year. Christmas season always leaves me in … Continue reading

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where the heart is

Recently, some friends and I met to make a decision together. Our process includes providing a respectful space for each person to share thoughts, feelings, and fears about any group decision, and ultimately to go forward with a project, or … Continue reading

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the editor

(this was written some time ago…finally posting. It’s about editing, kind of, but reading it now I want to write a whole ‘nother piece, this one called: I exist, I exist. Which can’t help but link to this.) Each year … Continue reading

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some thoughts on loss

Loss is an everyday experience in my life, something that happens so frequently that it passes almost without comment. Loss of favorite pens, of earrings, of keys, cell phones, books. I’ve left my wallet on picnic tables by the interstate, … Continue reading

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Wild Goose Chase

I’ve been writing about a week on a piece that isn’t true. No, that’s not quite right. I’ve been writing about a week (a little more, but I took days off, and I didn’t really count until now, so, 5 … Continue reading

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silence is a verb

I’ve been thinking about silence as both noun and verb. As a noun, silence stands sheltering, strong.  As a noun, it provides a window, a shield against noise, a place to receive insight and information. But silence can also be … Continue reading

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summertime

Lightning bugs fill the sky like Chinese fireworks. We stay up late to watch and when, finally, we sleep, we keep our windows open to the trill of crickets and frogs. Laying on damp sheets, our shoulders ache with sunburn, … Continue reading

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