Tag Archives: spring

Proximity of Place

I’ve come to realize that some places are deeply imprinted on my soul. ┬áLike a bird drawn to patterns of seasonal migration, there is a sort of homing beacon that prompts me to go, just go to particular places at … Continue reading

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Necessary Decisions

It’s been quite a week here in the paths I travel in my daily life. First of all, spring is in full bloom and I have probably breathed in a pound of pollen. My eyes and sinuses and lungs are … Continue reading

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Raccoon

Last night, I was sitting on one end of the living room sofa reading through a dissertation. My daughter was sitting on the other end, struggling through some math homework for which she lacked motivation. The hour was late and … Continue reading

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Holy Ground 3: Spring

I am writing about Holy ground this week in my Lenten reflection and writing. The joy of my day today was the unexpected appearance of Holy Ground as I strolled with my daughter on a day trip to Williamsburg. It … Continue reading

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Sketching tulips

One perfect bunch of red tulips. Hmmmm…no…wait, maybe a bunch of yellow. I dug through my wallet to see how much spare cash was laying around in quarters, dimes, and dollars. Excellent…I had enough to buy one bunch of each. … Continue reading

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Ernest and Francine

There can be some unintended side effects of living in climates with heavy snow. I learned about many of these climatic idiosyncrasies during the 30 years I spent in upstate New York. To set the background for this story, it … Continue reading

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