Monthly Archives: October 2019


It’s windy in California.  The dangerous winds of autumn.  The leaves of the trees are starting to turn color while the grass dries.  The rains of winter haven’t touched the hills in seven months.  The air is dry.  Years of … Continue reading

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Friday Wisdom – towels

Why do we wash bath towels? Aren’t we clean when we use them?

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The power of poetry is often expressed in the silence between the words – felt in the things unsaid.  What to not say is the question.  Prose drones on until the words fade into meaningless noise.  Preachers and politicians speak, … Continue reading

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Friday Wisdom – Plotting

Yesterday I saw my boss get some graph paper. I think he’s plotting something …

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