Category Archives: life around us

Proud and Humbled

I am at work today. I am with -in spirit- my friends across the world who are marching with thousands of other folks – for women’s rights, for justice and equality for everyone. I’ve said numerous times in the past … Continue reading

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Why Poetry, Why Now

A great nation should make great poetry. Like so many artists and musicians and writers and poets before him—and so many that came after him—Robert Frost wasn’t afraid to say his piece or speak truth to power. He wasn’t afraid … Continue reading

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November 9, 2016

I urge all my friends and family though to remember that what happened is part of what Ameica is and more importantly WE are what America is. This is not the time to withdraw into hopelessness and darkness. This is the time to shine the light of goodness and community and hope and to work hard to achieve, on a neighborhood, community, state and national level, all the things we think are important: inclusiveness, commitment, fairness, accountability. All the things. Continue reading

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The View and the Words

Not as in spring when flowers, pulled upward, fill the yard, cherries spilling without thrift In an October morning, the hillside having spooned with a cold night or two, begins to shed her green cloaking, slowly stored sunlight bursting out … Continue reading

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What’s A Sunset Photographer To Do…

…when not one but two planes fly through the scene and then, just as I was turning off the camera, a whole ‘nother type of flyer appeared.

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