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Like Seeds

From Mark Nepo’s The Book of Awakening. Isn’t that a lovely realization? [Post image: Dandelion 2 by saavem on stock.xchng]

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Ruminations

You’ll have to bear with me here.  On Memorial Day, I crushed 3 fingers in a wood splitter, causing a rushed trip to the ER.  2 nail bed repairs, 2 pins, lots of stitches later, I’m on the mend.  Except that I can’t do the one thing I need to do, and that’s type!  Well, […]

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God of Carnage

Last Saturday, Dan and I attended the French playwright/novelist Yasmina Reza’s extraordinary play “God of Carnage” at the Guthrie.  I would highly recommend it if you’re in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.  You’re out of luck in Los Angeles and Chicago, because alas, it recently ended in both those locations. Here’s a few snippets from the […]

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The Spider and the Sage

This is dedicated to my sister Amy who gives and gives and gives.  Some people appreciate it; some don’t.  But she keeps giving anyway. Worse, she’s misunderstood.  A lot.  And that makes my heart hurt. This story reminded me of you, Ames!  I love you. [Post image: Amy with one of our beagles, September 2009]

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Turn the Heater On If You’re Cold

Many years ago, I remember talking with my sister about how numb we were growing up.  Because there were so many of us kids, we learned to tolerate any situation, any temperature, without worrying about how we were feeling.  She was going through therapy, as was I, and at one point in the conversation, she […]

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