Monthly Archives: October 2013

Above Tree Line: September and October

Intentions are a means of getting ourselves where we want to be, rather than letting life’s currents spin us along.  Not that letting currents take you into unknown and unexpected territory is a bad thing.  After all, my tag line … Continue reading

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Be Happier

The unveiling of Natalie’s tombstone was Sunday at the Hebrew United Cemetery in Waterbury, CT. David and I met Adrienne, Matt, Emilio and Sam early for bagels (I think Waterbury has been the center of my bagel-eating life), then went … Continue reading

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Civil Obedience Santa Fe Style

David and I arrived in Santa Fe on Saturday night, after a drive through Southern Colorado that we both found stunning and comforting at the same time.  Land more like home, hillsides colored with vegetation rather than layers of rock, … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience, Rangers and Cowboy Poets

Just as we were rounding the first mound of rock to disappear on the Chimney Rock Trail in Capital Reef National Park yesterday, we heard a siren whirl from the road and saw a National Park truck pulling up to … Continue reading

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National Park Civil Disobedience Day 2

“I’m not talking to you anymore,” the man ranger said to David, holding his hands up as if to push David away. We’d stopped to get out and talk to the rangers when we saw two of them standing in … Continue reading

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National Park Civil Disobedience

David and I were already planning to hike the East Rim Trail in Zion National Park today. The trail head is only a few miles down the road from where we’re staying, just inside the east entrance to the park, … Continue reading

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