Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Road To Self. Through Silence.

“The silence sings. It is musical. I remember a night when it was audible. I heard the unspeakable.” – Henry David Thoreau A question in my mailbox today read “What’s your relationship with silence?”. I thought about it. I could not write about it right away because the noise in my head was overwhelming. The… Read More »

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Why Half-Assed?

“In every deliberation, we must consider the impact on the seventh generation… even if it requires having skin as thick as the bark of a pine.” The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations It’s venting day. Part of life. Before I go on, I’ll offer a disclaimer: If you expect me to be happy or calmly pensive… Read More »

A River To Have And To Hold. My Happy Place

The sand is warm and the water is all buttered up with a thick layer of afternoon sunshine. The boys and I. At the river. A warm-weather ritual, you see. With my head on a sun-bleached driftwood log I listen to the lapping sounds of the water, the whooshing of trees behind me and the… Read More »

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