Category Archives: Abundance

The Apocalypse Brisket

Friday was the first full day of Spring.  It was overcast and damp; unlike many of my fellow Americans, I got paid. I did the duties of the intellectual sweatshop to the best of my ability, taking occasional breaks to … Continue reading

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The Better Angels

In these late days of civilization, the internet provides us with an opportunity to connect the words we speak and write with their sources.  For instance, when I titled this blog post “The Better Angels,” I was curious to know … Continue reading

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For All the Saints and Cousins

We had another Halloweenie here on Blethen Street and although the weather was not ideal for little ghouls and goblins, I enjoyed a visit from six of them.  I handed out “Power Crunch” kids protein snack bars.  And Moxie.  It … Continue reading

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Autumn Smoke and Thunder

Yesterday was the first day of autumn.  It was also part of the “Global Week for Future,” a youth event focused on ending climate change.  During the autumn of my college years, the hot topic was apartheid.  I remember a … Continue reading

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Whatever is Good

When I reviewed my photos for today’s blog, I found this one. It was a calming image and I texted Handy from the quiet of my house “we’ve got a good life here.”

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If the Fates Allow

I wasn’t going to post anything, thinking I “deserved” a break today.  But then I found a present in my laundry room. It’s a long-ish story.  I’ll save it for next week, if the Fates allow. Merry Christmas!

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So Many Things

I am thankful for so many things today, not the least of which is the last bag of cranberries I snagged at the farmers market. Happy Thanksgiving!

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