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Sometimes It’s Hard to Tell

Sometimes it’s hard to tell which is holding the other up, the ancient heirloom rose bush or the corner of the covered patio with which it is intertwined. Despite always being together, their relationship is neither equal or healthy. Rose … Continue reading

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Climbing The World’s Tallest Tree

As many of you know, I love redwood trees and live in redwood country. I love their beauty and magnificence. It is a spriritual thing to me to be among such ancient and towering living things which provide homes and … Continue reading

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OK, Now I’ve Gone and Done It: The Dance

I’ve successfully avoided writing poetry for virtually all of my 55 years, but today I caved in. I blame it on two words: Dappled Shadows They popped into my head about an hour ago and wouldn’t go away. I tried … Continue reading

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Without the Statues

Another response to a comment I wrote today reminded me of a story set in ancient Rome or Greece, where someone who had observed many statues of great leaders asked the current leader–who was widely considered to be one of … Continue reading

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