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surviving ourselves?

December 4th, 2018

railroad tracks mean freedom

Memories of once in awhile: Southern Pacific trains drive down long, straight tracks headed for the end of Tiburon Peninsula. Continue reading “surviving ourselves?” »

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Paradise- gone

November 27th, 2018

Deadly Camp Fire

The devastating Camp Fire catastrophe eliminated the entire town of Paradise. Hundreds are dead and gone, many will never  be found or return. Continue reading “Paradise- gone” »

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natural flying into other dimensions

November 20th, 2018

bird looking and leaving

Yesterday’s wonderful dream: Continue reading “natural flying into other dimensions” »

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caring

November 13th, 2018

reading supports our dreams

My youngest son is in Graduate School in Jamaica, studying Heritage Culture. He’s evaluating how cultures value their history. It’s a fascinating topic that few people really consider, and he’s learning how to think. Continue reading “caring” »

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behaving serenely

November 6th, 2018

it’s not bad to sit quietly

Three months ago I made a commitment to sit with my eyes closed for 20 minutes twice a day, in the morning and at night. Continue reading “behaving serenely” »

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true compass

October 30th, 2018

 

Tonight I had dinner with a friend whom I haven’t seen in ages. The first half was catching up with her life and she asked about mine.  I am interested in her and the people she cares about, as I know she is interested in my people.  Yet, I leave after two hours feeling shameful that I talked too much and got too excited about my life, maybe overwhelmed her. Continue reading “true compass” »

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why fear?

October 9th, 2018

choice is an option

Tremendous fear floats around our country and I’m getting tired of feeling its control of people, places and things.  I don’t have to live in fear, and choose another way live. Continue reading “why fear?” »

family tragedy

October 2nd, 2018

 

bad news doesn’t go away We learn to cope.

We got the first family bomb in 1966 when the rest of the world was dealing with cultural changes.  Continue reading “family tragedy” »

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who possesses?

September 25th, 2018

How much magic is really in the past?

My grandmother Brown was in her eighties when she moved from Baltimore to live with us for the third time, because she had nowhere else to go. Neighbors helped my mother convert our garage into her bedroom, with a portable heater, and she was grateful. Continue reading “who possesses?” »

tunnel space

September 18th, 2018

this is what the trains looked like from our tunnels

In my last blog,  I mentioned Gaston Bauchard’s The Poetics of Space theory.  He researched space with a poetic lens, and his theory that childhood locations determine our creative internal spaces reminded me of two tunnels near the house where I grew up.  Continue reading “tunnel space” »

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