Category Archives: Non-parabolic trajectory

How I’m getting from A to B in my own personal zigzag.

Present, not precious – an epilogue

December 1 Hoar frost and hot coffee. After three nights of crystalline cold, December makes her entry with all the majesty of a final act. Today from my window, the sky seems limitless and the blue hoards no secrets. Yes, … Continue reading

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Evergreen

That which lasts. That which endures. There is a poem I read about a year ago where the poet makes the observation that evergreens, while always having green boughs, still have needles that turn brown, go dry, and drop to … Continue reading

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Calendar

The stack of books on my bedside table is always precarious. Once in awhile, I clear it down to the bare minimum and stack the books neatly, but like rising bread dough, it grows back, alluring and top heavy. At … Continue reading

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magazine

Serendipity is wiser than owls or oak trees. That’s a lot of wisdom. More cunning than coyotes? Possibly, but wisdom and chance take a different stance. They stand outside the rules of the game. A win is not that different … Continue reading

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Reaping the benefits of Big Paper (and info about upcoming workshops)

From Big Paper many plans grow.  It’s been a full summer, writing, getting ready for September Writing Circles, and spending time with the kids. I’ve set a challenge for myself to either submit writing to journals or promote my Writing Circles … Continue reading

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Big Paper

The Big Paper is out again.  This is a good omen – like sunshine after rain or daybreak after a long night.  It means my ideas are overflowing from their usual recesses of an A5 journal or a computer screen.  … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

A response to despair is thankfulness.  Thankfulness for rich memories, for experiences that can’t be taken away, for the gift of crossing paths with others in unexpected and soul expanding ways.  When the news veers from the horrific to the … Continue reading

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