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Birdhouses of Lafayette

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Walnut Creek

On the sidewalk, With warm coffee and sun, The small pleasures so obvious, But why so few? Taking the moment to reflect, Resting in the words, That fall from mind to pen. Resolving little in the world, Creating unseen snapshots, … Continue reading

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Hit the Save Button

The false reality that is unsaved flickering pixels, comforting luminous colors, glowing phosphorus words or images that discharge in an instance, leaving behind a vacuum, dark and dead, black/green coldness, no power, no life, and no vibrance. Tell me about … Continue reading

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Being Original

Recently read “the Life of Pi”. A story about a young boy lost at sea in a lifeboat with a Bengal Tiger. This is the short description, it is also the short description of another book, “Max and his Cats”, … Continue reading

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Charlottesville

Okay, this is more a response to current events, and I don’t generally write about current events. The reason is that I don’t believe that the full story is always apparent. But in this case… The difference here is so … Continue reading

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Raised by Wolves

Right off the bat let me state that I am married. This is meaningful in that I have agreed (many years ago) to live in close proximity to another, with love and understanding. So far there has been much love. … Continue reading

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To Qualify

Much to be learned by the study of the word “qualify”. According to the etymology dictionary, qualify is from mid-15c., “to invest with a quality,” from Middle French qualifier (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin qualificare “attribute a quality to; … Continue reading

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