Small Talk

awareness with acceptance

Looking out on another hour of precipitation to the stone pathway, with the realization aside from flooding areas the wind blew leaf bare, and flooding areas the non-stop rain runs over mud and slippery rock, the stones of this path are not lined up acceptance that they are and acceptance that they are not

Sleeping arrangements

Growing up was a series of sleeping arrangements two parallel twin beds under the knotty pine finished slanted ceiling attic boards where we would make a game of finding pictures and make up stories out of the woods’ knots and on often humid summer eve’s when we should have been asleep we would wind open …

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the drive to pizza

a short but rare drive to my favorite local wood fired pizzaioli, a rare outing in time of Covid, wanting to make the most of the experience away from home, so taking the slower streets, going through the neighborhoods lined with landscaped hedges, trees, in various shades of red, yellow, mustard brown, and dark green …

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drifting smoke

last night, no candle burning no smoke added to the the orange air, in the dark, in the back field, cries or screams never heard before, lost animals calling family, this morning, no sunrise, no clouds, no background sky the sense of distance…a fog of ash trees, crops, villages, homes, for rabbits, deer, raccoon, bear, …

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surgery sisters

By the time i think to write to you… Sally and Carol will both be out of the morphine induced calm of surgery, with new body parts, and hopefully less overall pain. “Overall pain” seems to be the operative phrase for old age. Thousands more acres of trees, towns, structures, animal homes, etc. will have …

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you jest?

sometimes, i think, i wish i knew what was going on in my mind, when out of the blue, of the quiet of nothingness, i become completely focused on some minute detail, searching through my resources doing further online research taking notes to share in hopes,  that what my vibrations and connections have revealed will …

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