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Raccoons – A Summer Meditation

Running through a light drizzle and wafts of green-smell today, I thought about raccoons. I ran by the place on the bluff-top trail where I once turned my head to see an entire family of them arrayed along the length … Continue reading

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Three pots are boiling on my stovetop. There are towels spread on my counter and piles of small cucumbers in a basket at my feet. Steam condenses on the window and trickles down. Ditto the perspiration on my brow. It’s … Continue reading

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In Praise of Summer Thunderstorms

Summer is my time. Swimming across lakes. Long evenings full of robin calls and mourning dove song. Building my breakfast around fresh kale from the garden. Wearing maybe three items of clothing. Drenching my eyes in the vivid green everywhere. … Continue reading

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