Monthly Archives: February 2014

100% (a photo)

Thank you, Rachel. Seems like plenty of folks can appreciate these odds. Advertisements

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Simple things.

Yesterday, I had a big scary and potentially freeing thought. Katie and I were in the middle of a windy run through the swishing grasses of Manhattan’s Northeast Park. Geese honked overhead in waves as we skipped over scat and the erosion … Continue reading

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Re: ACEDIA, A visual offering for the good of the order

Acedia: noun: Apathy; boredom; sloth. Now use it in a sentence. Refer to the diagram as needed. Remember, learning is fun. (if not slightly snarky) Accompanied Anu Garg’s (Wordsmith’s) word of the day. 

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Biffed. Blindsided. Bamboozled.

Or “Why ‘Searching for the North Star’” I am not a weak woman nor am I a woman who values ease above all else. But this last season has undone my faith. After an invisible and feral childhood -accessed easily … Continue reading

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As the snows melt in Manhattan after a long arctic freeze and friends in North Georgia begin their next week-o-freeze, it seems that we could all use a wee bit of “Happy.” Clouded skies -both real and metaphorical – and … Continue reading

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When the way is lost

  Christmas morning, I finally did it.  I hiked the magnificent Konza Prairie with my son. In the snow. We had decided to postpone whooping it up in the traditional yuletide ways of trees and gifts and roasted turkey on … Continue reading

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A Blessing from John O’Donohue

for the weary and the forlorn for the light and the lifted for you and for me breathe deep.

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