Sound and sense—how I figure out communication depends mostly on what appeal to my ear.
How we walk in the dim blue light.
Our day nearly always begins with a walk on the shore.
The wild things still find a way. And we are among nature and of nature and we have enough sense to appreciate the relation
Yesterday was our 46th anniversary, and today the people who own the house north of us called me a "b----" and a "f---ing b----." Several times, actually. I was told to go in the house, that I did not understand what was happening. That I did not understand psychology and using that language was entirely … Continue reading STRANGE DAYS
The tasks of our daily life may provide a glimpse of our values, but so might our grammar.
Former Arizona Representative Gabby Giffords, shot in the head in 2011 as she held a constituent event, set the message for the DNC last evening: "Today, I struggle with speech, but I have not lost my voice. America needs all of us to speak out, even when you have to fight to find the words. … Continue reading WHAT WE DO
Someone using Mauritius as their home address visits my blog most days. I have access to view-counts and country-counts. I know where in the world my viewers are logging on and how many pages have been viewed from each country. I can't help being curious about who is reading my posts from Mauritius. I know … Continue reading OPPORTUNITY
There is more to this post—I figured out a workaround. Above is the center panel with the border pieces, unsown and just separate pieces of fabric laid in place. Below is the border pieced without corners and not yet joined to the center—trust me, it evolved. It's entirely sewn as of now, and today or … Continue reading WORKAROUND
Twenty-five thousand adult flamingo couples are summering in the salt marshes of southern France, the largest number since naturalists began counting them forty-five years ago. Over 60,000 flamingoes total—12,000 babies so far. They are harmless to man and beast, eating only krill, tiny saltwater organisms they filter through their beaks in a system not so … Continue reading FLAMBOYANCE