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Landscape Therapy

Apr 30th, 2010 | By
Landscape Therapy

Sometimes, on busy days in busy weeks, when there’s too much to do and too much bad news, it’s soothing to just pull off the road and take a moment to look at the sky. Focus first on the large, cottony clouds as they drift across the blue background, reshaping themselves into new forms.    Follow
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The Day of the Dead

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By
The Day of the Dead

Their house still stands, though it and the rest of the property is neglected and unused now. The county long ago abandoned the road that once bordered the north side of the yard. My youngest daughter and I visited there a few years ago on a long road trip we took for the primary purpose of her gaining a lot more real-world driving experience before taking the exam for her driver’s license. The old farm place seemed a fitting destination for that coming-of-age experience, and I bored her for days with stories of my childhood adventures with my cousins there. Hot summer days picking blackberries . . .

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Taking time . . .

Jun 29th, 2009 | By
Taking time . . .

Life’s been busy lately. Too much to do, not enough hours in the day, or enough energy to speed through the to-do list at the pace I moved in my 20s. Or my 30s. Sometimes I get so caught up in keeping up that I lose track of the flow of nature as the seasons progress.

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