Monthly Archives: June 2008

The Gladness to Rain

This has been a cool June of many rains, which I admit has been disappointing for some. However, after punishing summer droughts of recent years, this, to me, is a cause for rejoicing. To listen at night to the soft … Continue reading

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The Time of Turtles

There’s been a shift this year that’s giving us joy. It’s that perilous time when instinct urges female turtles from their swamps, leading them to search for soft sand, where they  scoop out holes and lay their eggs. While it’s … Continue reading

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Fifty Different Things to Love about Spring (4)

Red and yellow columbines dancing beside the lake The scent of the first purple irises The warm day sound of the great flycatcher calling “wheep, wheep, wheep” Hawthorne flowers, white, delicate, scattering confetti petals on the wind (but not the … Continue reading

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Living With Terror

Once I had a brave friend who taught me about how to live with terror. When I went to visit Trudy in her tiny log cabin in the maple forest, there were always signs of a bed made up on … Continue reading

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