Tag Archives: life

friend always

I miss you, my friend. You, so close,           and you, the one I will never know. I don’t know where you are. This was always the design. You are going somewhere new       … Continue reading

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notice what’s beautiful

For today, I notice what’s beautiful. The world is so much more than what turns up on a screen. So for today, I look around me and notice what’s beautiful. And it is everywhere. I notice the cat’s gentle eyes. … Continue reading

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train

a journey within a journey snakes a path bearing hopefuls each with their own story making new stories the slow arduous ascent through the hills the frenzied rocking passage of night some sleep through the dream the rhythmic loping along … Continue reading

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the long month of february

Contrary to the simplistic assertions of the calendar, February is, in fact, the longest month of the year. Ask any Michigander. The cold, the snow, and the dearth of sunshine conspire to thwart our typical notion of time. Where once … Continue reading

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feeling the slow

I recently got to do a few miles on the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail. This time of year, it’s rather a lonely place, but I did spy shoe prints, bicycle tracks, and both dog and deer prints in the places … Continue reading

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the binder

Somewhere along the line, I started to keep a slim binder with a select few items in it. On the front of the binder, it says, “you are entirely up to you.” I look at this binder fairly frequently. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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