Monthly Archives: February 2014

Visiting Poet

“I would like to invite you to be one of our guest poets here at The Center, where we have a lively visiting author program.”  Here was the email I’d been expecting since a friend had told me she’d recommended … Continue reading

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Still Snowing

I love snow, and woke to a world full of it this morning, snow piled to the railings on the back deck, a huge white hood covering the grill.  Sitting by the wood stove with my cup of coffee, the … Continue reading

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Above the Rainbow

The intention David and I continued into this new year, of getting above tree line once a month, or hiking to at least a 180 degree view, was doubled for February.  Not only did we hike to a view two … Continue reading

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North Knox Mini Vaca

Knoxville is gray and cool today, but not cold and snowy like what we flew away from. Sam lives in North Knoxville now, a neighborhood that straddles a hill between First and Second Creeks.  The streets are lined with historic … Continue reading

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Small Stone #31

Beethoven: A State of Wonder.  Amazement too, which is what I felt last night after attending the second of nine planned concerts, over 2 and 1/2 years, in which Gregg Pauley will play all 32 of  Beethoven’s piano sonatas.  I’m … Continue reading

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