Monthly Archives: October 2014

Crabby Patty (or is it Crappy Batty?)

Good Lord. What a day already. It’s Halloween. All day long and – for a globe of revellers – long into tomorrow morning. I have no real beef with Halloween, I just don’t like it. It seems like a weak … Continue reading

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A holy moment

  I have a blog all ready to toss to the wind, The night is long, and I think it’s a good one. But I can’t post it. Because after scribbling it down this morning, I encountered a holy moment as … Continue reading

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Hollowing

This morning, we tromped outside for an hour – slower than our usual pace – in hopes of seeing the Orionid meteor shower. Just like a sales pitch, the pre-meteor chatter included “you’ll see 20 meteors an hour” and “we … Continue reading

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One day more

This morning, a song wove itself into that rising space between sleep and awake. I love it when music shows up to usher in a day.  It sets the tempo for the hours to come. “One Day More” called me out … Continue reading

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Train whistle

  I heard the train whistle; lone and insistent. The key had just turned in the lock between the cold morning of crisp stars and a clear moon. Today’s was a solo jaunt through this town I love. Lonely, but … Continue reading

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Blood moon and everynight stars

  Did you see the big rust moon last week? It was gorgeous and 5% larger to the viewer as the moon and earth drew closer for a few hours. I chased the 100-year view with Starbucks in hand and ended … Continue reading

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This uncomfortable truth

I don’t know where to go with it. This loneliness. Sometimes crushing. Not a problem to be solved per se. Typically, I am busy and engaged with adventures woven among the lives of friends and family. Or I’m off kicking … Continue reading

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