Monthly Archives: November 2012

Repositioning the Fan

“Our family’s fan is positioned too close to the source of shit,” Sam said to me Sunday evening, as we were leaving the hospital.  We’d been visiting a dear friend, hospitalized because of troubling symptoms, yet to be clearly diagnosed. … Continue reading

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Mountains and Cows and Moving

Saturday we climbed Mt. Liberty.  It was a cold day, even with the bright sun, and stopping along the trail as I hiked to the top of the Franconia Ridge, I chilled easily and had to start moving again.  But … Continue reading

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Walking Evening Into Dusk

My days have felt focused and scattered, frenetic and flattened, too short and too long.  Trying to hang on to my balance in the swirl of events I’ve been living through lately, I’ve found walking the evening into dusk and … Continue reading

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I’ve been quiet on this blog lately for too many reasons to get into here.  This poem from The Truth About Death speaks to the silence. Silence I am squatting in the fireplace, hands out to catch the heat off the … Continue reading

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