Monthly Archives: November 2013

greatitude

Thanksgiving, genuine gratitude is hard to force. It springs up when some need has been met and we have the grace to let it sink in. What so often throws me back is wonder. Wonder at someone taking the time … Continue reading

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love in the time of cholera 2

Basically, that’s what it always is, love in the time of cholera. You do what you can, in the gutter looking up at the stars, wondering why the stars aren’t down here or we’re not up there, but no. What … Continue reading

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los muertos y yo

I’m in Mexico in early November, just as Dia de Los Muertos has come and brought us into this late harvest time, where we remember our dead, our beloved dead. Sometimes we remember them in beauty as they were but … Continue reading

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startling

Living is so startling it hardly leaves time for anything else. – Emily Dickinson

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