Monthly Archives: February 2017

659 Take the good with the hair, 2-22-17 (go to 580 for key word search)

…like that kitten my wife, Nancy, found on the back porch one freezing winter night 5 years ago, when the moon and stars sparkled on the icicles hanging from the roof. A feisty tiger who chases cloth birds and cat-nipped … Continue reading

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658 Sancturary 2-18-17 (go to 580 for key word search)

I operate an amusement park on the back deck of our house. Chimes do double duty as sliding poles for squirrels, with an obstacle course of chain-swung feeders, sunflower seeds at the bottom. Flickers flit, feeder to feeder, dodging spinners … Continue reading

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657 Caught From Behind 2-18-17 (go to 580 for key word search)

The Faith I left behind was not reduced to rubble, but streamlined, having sloughed off all the iron filagree irrelevant to salvation. It did not sulk in a distant past, rather, using its new shape and stealth, sped, unseen, ahead … Continue reading

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656 Roses in the cellar. 2-11-17 (go to 580 for key word search)

“Momma!” “What, Baby Girl?” “There are roses in a vase down here in the cellar!” “Really.” “Yes! On the little table in their new bedroom Poppa built!” “Well, don’t touch them. They’re Mima’s. Poppa bought them for her.” “Why?” “It’s … Continue reading

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655 Now is the winter of my content. 2-4-17 (Go to 580 for key word search)

OK. So it’s cold outside. But the North heading, South-West setting sun was shinning and I needed to go out to sit a while, to get away, (before I started yelling,) before night fall and the next blast of wintery … Continue reading

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