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FIGHTING MONSTERS

We all battle monsters. Real monsters. Monsters “from the id,” and those monsters that dwell in our subconscious. And of course, there are the monsters that are us. Ever since the weather went from winter to warm, I’ve felt as if my back… Read More ›

FALLEN LEAVES

Dirt. I’ve been in a life and death struggle with grit, sand, dust and leaves … for years. Living in a woods, the amount of dirt ever-present in the air and on the ground is hard to believe. And then,… Read More ›

WINTER SHOWED UP

After a delightfully warm December and January (for the most part), and after the lying groundhog didn’t see his shadow, it began to snow. Late last night, the first sleet mixed with rain began to fall and by this morning,… Read More ›

WILD GARDEN

For all practical purposes, our garden has gone completely wild. Other than occasionally pulling out the bindweed and pieces of dead rose-bush, I can’t do much and no one else has energy or interest. Yet the garden blooms. In no… Read More ›