Some Random Thoughts at the Beginning of the New Year
Jan05

Some Random Thoughts at the Beginning of the New Year

Sitting warm and dry watching a storm on the sea seems an appropriate way to begin this new year.

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Mother’s Days
May23

Mother’s Days

Standing vigil over a long, slow twilight.

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Some Random Thoughts at the End of the Year
Dec08

Some Random Thoughts at the End of the Year

The first time in three years with the leisure to indulge in a few drifting moments of “what did happen over these last months?”

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The Wild Things
Aug14

The Wild Things

Learning how to co-exist with the wild things.

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Dispatches from the Exercise Front
Jul22

Dispatches from the Exercise Front

If there’s a gene for proclivity to exercise, my family doesn’t have it. Give me a choice between a vigorous bike ride and curling up with a book and I’ll take the book every time. I got away with it in my twenties because a heavy backpack and a university built on a steep hill forced a certain amount of exertion. And even in my thirties, when working for a string of start-ups and small consulting companies meant long hours, erratic eating, and lots of calorie-burning stress.

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