So It Goes

We spent some time yesterday drafting an obituary for my father-in-law. It’s not quite done yet; I’ll post when it is. It will not come close to encompassing him, but still. It’s been a hard week. We got the news that the doctors thought Ron wasn’t likely to make it long last Tuesday, and Kevin …

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On the MSU Incident

I haven’t had any words for the terrible incident last night at MSU — the murder of three students and injuries to several more — but I know a lot of my community have connections there, including all of the SF peeps who went to Clarion there, not to mention the local parents who have …

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After Pulse

I have nothing new to say about Saturday night’s Colorado Springs shooting at Club Q. If you haven’t heard about it, details here: https://www.cnn.com/…/colorado-springs-club…/index.html I leave you with this. ***** After Pulse His father said: he saw two men kissing in the street, and it made him angry. I was eighteen the first time I …

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What’s Blooming This Week?

What’s Blooming This Week?​ Blooming this week. Names and notes on photos. Native perennial shooting stars; prefers part-sun, lovely under the dappled shade of deciduous trees. Comes in white, pink, and purple. Native shooting stars with native ginger and hellebores, planted under a redbud tree. Tulips & leucojum (summer snowflake), with blue-flowering brunnera behind. Tulips …

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Four Crowns

I needed four crowns in the box, of course. Peter, Susan, Edmund, Lucy. “Once a king or queen of Narnia, always a king or queen of Narnia. May your wisdom grace us until the stars rain down from the heavens.”