Monthly Archives: June 2014

AROUND HERE NO ONE CHASES CRANES

It’s just not done here where the cranes are tame and used to human beings.   But it was done here — the first time I’ve ever  seen it.   He was in a golf cart and he was chasing … Continue reading

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NO FIRE FLIES HERE

“Fire flies, who lighted your lamps for you?” It was in a song I sung in grade  school way back when I was small and shy. Recently, the words flickered in my mind as something triggered a memory.   Catching … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES MY DREAMS CONFUSE ME

Don and Chuck played a game of golf with me — a threesome. Our  time on the course was most amicable. And I distinctly recall making a 30 foot putt.   Shortly thereafter I woke up and tried to grasp … Continue reading

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Friendly Fire

A fire place — I suddenly miss having one though I have had none for nearly thirty years.   I miss that special space with andirons showing off in front of burning logs — a space to stare at when they’ve … Continue reading

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THE NAP

I have come be to old enough to call a nap “delicious !”   The anticipation I have regarding that sleep time in the early afternoon usually exceeds what I have toward most other involvements.   I have been surprised … Continue reading

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IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT

In the middle of the night as I was pondering the distance between my bed and bathroom I thought about the new planet recently discovered being about 560 light years from earth.   Now that’s a long way and even … Continue reading

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I PAUSE BRIEFLY

The oaks at the edge of where I live form a grove of trees adorned with Spanish moss.. Some of it hangs so low it brushes against my face as I walk through there in the morning. It’s a tunnel … Continue reading

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THE PLACE FOUND ME

It is not spectacular though it sometimes feels extraordinary. It really isn’t. Most of the beauty is man made using nature in ways that please. There are no mountains or even rolling hills. There are no vast displays: oceans, massive … Continue reading

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THE RAFT

I was on a raft anchored off the shore.   I had swum out to it and used its diving board.   Its surface was hot and wet.   I lay down on my stomach and was massaged by the … Continue reading

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SADNESS COMES

Sometimes the sadness comes and you wonder where it came from. There may  seem to be no particular sorrow other than you know that there is always some, somewhere.   Sometimes the sadness comes and you are well aware of … Continue reading

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