Some stories should be savored.

The ancient mound lies dark. At the autumn equinox sunrise, a ray of light shoots through a small hole, illuminating a book on a stand in the centre. Those assembled there read, and as the light fades again they turn the page, ready for next year. Some stories should be savoured. From Twitter.com: @microsff, Micro […]

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A place I have never been, but yet will return

Some directions are straightforward enough. Drive three miles, then turn left to find that theater that your friend has been raving about. Heat the pan until a single drop of water just bounces on its surface before you lay the buttered bread inside for a perfect grilled cheese sandwich. Turn the bolt to the right […]

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Vacation Instructions

1.  Ground Paddle to the shore Leave the swift current behind Feel your feet on solid earth Remember firmness, foundation, stillness, self 2.  Be Present Notice that the scenery that has been a rushing blur Now comes in to sharp focus Steady, solid Green on green on green 3.  Integrate Find a quiet spot. Sit. […]

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Time-traveling care packages

Lately life (or, rather, my brain) has been doing that thing that it does, where it feels like joys are more fleeting than they used to be, and dark moments are deeper than I remember them having been in the past. I don’t think this feeling is rooted in reality, except that of course a […]

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Celebrating the Season

There are very few things in the world that I love more than sweater season. The moment I first get to crack open my fall/winter clothing storage box and pull out my favorite cardigan is practically its own holiday. Okay … I exaggerate a little bit. But, I love autumn. It’s my favorite season. And […]

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