Monthly Archives: August 2015

THE HANGING

We made a loop in the heavy rope and then put it beneath Paul’s arms so that the rope came up behind his neck but was not around his neck.   Paul put his jacket on and stood on a … Continue reading

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SLEEPING FOR THIRTY YEARS

I never thought much about it before – but recently I have – about how much I have slept in this life – which is likely close to thirty years.   Imagine that: sleeping THAT long!   I’ve spent a … Continue reading

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OVAL

I was in my wood shop looking for a round plug – some short piece of a dowel to fill a round hole in a pen holder I was making.   I searched and searched and finally found one just … Continue reading

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HANDLING MY HYPOCRISY

I don’t like to see animals eating animals. I see this sometimes while watching television. I switch the channels.   But animals eating animals is the way life is – the way it is designed by the Great Maker of … Continue reading

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FORGETTING

You tell me that you forget things. Is it not good that you can remember that you forget things? Sometimes you remember WHAT you forgot and sometimes you only remember THAT you forgot. But there are times when you forget … Continue reading

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MUSING ON A RAINY MORNING

I walk at dawn. I always walk at dawn and am pleased with my discipline. Occasionally I take a cane with me if I feel a little uncertain. Usually if there’s rain it doesn’t matter but today the drops appear … Continue reading

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IN OUR QUOTIDIAN VENTURES

I recall a day some years ago when a hurricane passed over us back in our Connecticut days – back when we were much younger than we happen to be right now.     And when the EYE of that … Continue reading

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LONGER THAN EXPECTED

Folks whom I have never met or folks whom I have seldom met come to touch me on the internet.     Yet, I am not on Facebook and I do not do Twitter either feeling incapable or unwilling to … Continue reading

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I DON’T APPRECIATE THE LOSING

I have lost a lot of my capacity to hold memories lately — or so it seems.   I find I still need to take on more memories for my yesterdays continue to accumulate. It has occurred to me that … Continue reading

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A RECLINER VIEW

When I’m in my recliner and forget the weather and the world. I’m cradled by the love that moves around this place unheralded by any accolades other than the one who sits nearby and shares a word or two. Often … Continue reading

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