Monthly Archives: April 2011

For Michael . . .

CONFLUENCE As the storm swollen creek Meets the sea And the muddy fresh runoff Pushes into saline tears When is the moment where I am I Before I am we?  –Deborah L. Weaver   I was a small child in Montana’s … Continue reading

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Esalen in Big Sur, California

This photo montage with music was put together after my trip to Esalen for a week-long workshop.  http://www.esalen.org Beauty before me, beauty around me . . . . .  I couldn’t resist sharing it with you.  And please send a … Continue reading

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Sorry . . .

I should have added that the story about Steven came from Jeanne H.’s inspiration: “Anger and terror are not like physics. You can’t stop them with an equal and opposing force. You can only hope to stop them by extending … Continue reading

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My first post from YOUR ideas!

“I know, Mom.” As we pulled off his shoulder pads revealing his t-shirt soaked in sweat.  “It’s just like the 3rd rule of Physics.  When we run that play and I get the ball, I know that when I’m running … Continue reading

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Will you please help me?

When I launched this blog I shared about my perception of community.  And this communion of “perception and reality as expressed by the biology around me, is my ecology.  How I came to be in this place, in this time surrounded … Continue reading

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Highway Litter: Shame in America

 It takes 4.3 miles to drink her morning juice (carbonated citrus flavored soda). Occasionally she also picks up breakfast grains (snack cakes) at the convenience mart. She finishes her breakfast 4.7 miles from home. Calming her nerves from the morning … Continue reading

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Autumn Heart

In the valley of smokejumpers I learned to repress the fire Summers of uncontrollable flame Consuming without regard all I could do was head for water, stay smart, small, survive Now, the cooling rains of autumn The fires forced to … Continue reading

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