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Pixels & Peccafilloes

Now I lay me down to rest, head on foamy pillow

Reviewing the day’s best thro pixels, my peccadilloes

Arising to the Sun a shine most fine this cool March day… 217 more words


Language Event II

In this book of Native American poems and rituals, “Language Event II” is labelled  Navajo, and goes like this:

Hold a conversation in which everything refers to water. 140 more words


Colors of March

Here is a photo from last year when we first began to plant.  It’s that time again!

Gratitude List:
1. Bluebirds and the Bluebird Whisperer.  The bluebirds know my dad.   210 more words


Say Dream and Mean Poem

To celebrate the dawning of March, here is a photo from last March.  I don’t think the aconite are up just yet, but I will check this morning on the way out to the car. 562 more words


Language Event

A friend of mine gave me a book of poetry a few months ago. Titled Shaking the Pumpkin, it is a rich and careful compendium of traditional poems from Native North Americans, edited by Jerome Rothenberg. 316 more words


Count Your Blessings

A recent death in the family — sudden but not unexpected — has made me realise how much I take for granted.¹  It’s so easy to assume that there will be time to catch up with family and friends next week, next month or next year, but the reality is that we never know how much longer we have. 128 more words


Tuesday, February 24th, 4:05 pm

1. Two sweater weather. 2. Coffee in jars. 3. Butter. 4. New plans. 5. Friend-o’s. 6. Nine hrs of sleep. 7. Last throes. 8. Fresh sheets. 28 more words