Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Drinking Gourd

The Drinking Gourd Arcturus Major tips across the sky on a still summer night.  It’s too hot inland.  I’m standing on the beach in the dark praying for a breeze to follow me home when I go.  This close to … Continue reading

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Lost Coast

When I feel lost, like I kind of do today, this is where I want to be this time of year. It’s been way too long, truth be known. My body wants to be out in the wilds. Out in … Continue reading

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Yup… it’s Friday the 13th again.  Traditionally, most folks here in America consider this to be a day of bad luck.  The franchise of horror films has capitalized upon this to the point of a frenzy matching Beatlemania.  There’s nothing … Continue reading

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the trouble with text

For the past several months I have been enjoying a new soporific to lull me to sleep on nights I have trouble shutting my brain off.  In the wee hours, I curl into a little ball in between my flannel … Continue reading

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the day of the hedgehog

did someone randomly leave a hedgehog wind chime in my yard for some bizarre reason? Continue reading

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