Category Archives: Reflections

Homecoming

The suitcases are unpacked. One of them isn’t back in the basement yet, but they are unpacked. I have washed three loads of laundry today. One of them is still in the dryer. I put some of my “travel kitchen” … Continue reading

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2017: Don’t Let The Door Hit Ya…

It hardly seems worth the pixels to write a summary for a year when I’ve written one and a half blog posts, at all. But it’s been like that. So like that. Since the non-cancer diagnosis in late October, I’ve … Continue reading

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October again.

It does this every year, you know. October, I mean. Somehow without my turning the crank the summer goes from green to golden to a glorious flash of red and orange and then scatters on the wind, leaving the naked fingers of the maples pointing accusingly at the sky.

Every year.
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Shark-jumping and other noble efforts

I did not plan to leave the blog idle this year. Oh well. Things happened. Lots of things, actually. I’m waiting for Leonard Nimoy to step out from around the corner with a neatly trimmed beard to clue me in … Continue reading

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Year in Review: 2016

It is the day when I sit down and write that I am not sure whether I want to write a year in review post, and then I do it anyway. It has been, and will be, always and already, … Continue reading

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God’s butterknife

There’s a well-worn story that circulates in the spring time, often around Mothers’ Day: A woman is doing some minor household repair, assembling flat-pack furniture or something – maybe she’s at a friend’s house, helping the friend move – and … Continue reading

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Out of the Deep

Out of the deep Have I called unto Thee, O Lord — Lord, hear my voice! Psalm 130:1-2a tr. from Requiem, John Rutter The first snow fell this week. So did the second snow, and that has stuck, and the … Continue reading

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