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Duramen

My mind raced. I knew I wouldn’t feel anything. Do I ever really feel anything? I move through my feelings so fast it can be hard to tell. I wonder whether it’s all for show. It seemed my thoughts had … Continue reading

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Naming

We believe the idea of a butterfly effect not because we see it reflected in our natural surroundings, but primarily because we feel it’s truth flowing through the currents of our own lives. Every event in our youth is a … Continue reading

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Antecedent

I sit down on my cushion resolved to explore my inner landscapes. I focus on my breathing. I keep my inhales short and exhale as slowly as possible. I begin to imagine the source of my breathing as my life … Continue reading

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Baby Bath Beach

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Happy Birthday!

Another turning of your circle; like gears we connect and rotate with each other now, and our circles ripple out making others. It takes my breath away thinking about the concentric cycles that surround us, the turnings we live in. … Continue reading

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Scenic Overlook

The trail right now is rocky and steep, rain and mud and banged up knees, humid in the sun, if dark, mosquitoes, but we’re not done, so up still we go. My hand is in yours, and yours is in … Continue reading

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The Birth of Emerson

In honor of my son’s first birthday, here is his first story: Part 1: Nesting Our pregnancy was remarkably without complication, but from about week 37 on our anxiety rose precipitously as the much awaited “guess date” approached. We were … Continue reading

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