Monthly Archives: November 2012

When a legally blind man calls you “Gorgeous”

Life is really super-duper absolutely inarguably funny. Two days ago I wrote a Farewell for a Little While post.  See ya @ Thanksgiving, readers, because creative fields must lie fallow.  (Oh how Munira and Lisa and I love the word “fallow”.  Isn’t … Continue reading

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Post-election thoughts (Those five people are not your enemies.)

1.  It’s over. 2.  When will the next election hoopla begin? 3.  Will our country be saved? 4.  Will our country be ruined? 5.  Will our country continue to plod along with some brilliant moves interspersed with awful decisions? 6.  … Continue reading

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Blinded by the light

Apparently, once I wrote a blog post called Blinded by the light. It must have been a long, long time ago because the memory of writing this is now covered in darkness. On Monday morning I quickly signed into WordPress … Continue reading

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When people die on Facebook

Yesterday morning I woke up to discover the death of a Facebook friend. We’ve been watching her die slowly on Facebook for the past several weeks. She actually friended me about a month ago.  She was the daughter of my … Continue reading

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Dear Diary, thank you for listening while I babble.

Dear Lake Superior Spirit Diary, Gosh, now that I’ve turned off comments (in order to better catch up on reading other people’s blogs, because I got so far behind and feel guilty writing more posts with more comments to respond … Continue reading

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Roots of the dead

Beneath the graves of our loved ones roots funnel down, down to an underworld alive with memories, alive with possibility that perhaps–do you think maybe perhaps?–the dearly departed can never, ever, ever leave our embracing hearts, our fond recall, our … Continue reading

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Sunrise in silence

Sunrises and sunsets sometimes take our breaths away. Our chattering thoughts quiet. We sense the divine, the sublime, that which rises and sets beyond our ordinary perceptions. A friend on Facebook this morning posted her own sunrise photo accompanied by … Continue reading

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