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Naming the problem

A beautiful, bright day here in the Bay Area, where thousands of people are mourning the victims of the Orlando Pulse Club massacre. It’s all too horrible and familiar–the outrage, the weeping, the posturing by political candidates, the dual stereotyping … Continue reading

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Every night as if it were last and every day as first

It is disheartening to read the paper these days, what with war spreading across North Africa, bodies piling up in Syria, Egypt in a state of emergency with dire predictions of state collapse, and US drones hovering like venomous mosquitoes … Continue reading

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Those people were a kind of solution

Evening, and a waxing crescent moon in the southern sky, surrounded by clouds.  Ring around the moon, rain before noon…I can see the clouds moving in from the west. The rain may not wait for noon. The last few days, … Continue reading

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Exploding dreams

I was looking uphill from our living room window this morning when a red tailed hawk landed on the very top of the huge Monterey pine at the crest of the hill.  Three large ravens hastily exited the tree and, … Continue reading

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Moons and angels

A bright blue day, clouds feathered across the sky, a sun-lit landscape.  Last night, up marking the hours, I wandered into the living room, looked out the back window, and saw the waning half-moon hanging under a bright planet in … Continue reading

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