Monthly Archives: February 2015

Morning has broken, filling my brain.

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Boil-over on a Sunday morning

Nothing, and I mean nothing, can possibly mitigate the absolute disgust I hold for those who would have “us” return to Iraq, or for even a moment support another blathering Bush. By “us” they mean somebody else; not them. As … Continue reading

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It just got that way.

A recent post on the trash in our oceans brought to mind an old Seeger-song: “Who Killed Davey Moore.” (How come he died and what’s the reason for it?) “Not I,” said the boxing writer, pounding his print on his … Continue reading

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Summertime in a jar, and a song in my soul.

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Out the window, 3 a.m., 2/20/15

In the gauzy dark I saw what seemed like yet another heavy-fresh frosting of snow on the trees. But for all the white misery we’ve had of late, another edition of the Polar Express still remains magical for me. The … Continue reading

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Snow language

A packed snow that squeaks underfoot, at about 5 degrees F. or below, has no easy word in Inuit language, where complex words consist of mini-sounds strung together. They do, however have a word, “quinaya,” which is snow mixed with … Continue reading

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Whispers

What drives me nuts is all the thoughts that stampede through my brain at night, leaving a few footprints but otherwise gone by day.

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