Monthly Archives: June 2011

til i get it right

A few years ago I didn’t know very much about poetry and then poets started to appear in my life. It’s like having a red car all of a sudden you notice all the other red cars. Suddenly there are … Continue reading

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solstice mythology

How does one find more freedom? I keep asking myself this question, and end up getting caught up in all the possible answers. Does it mean less work and more free time, more work, more money, and the ability to … Continue reading

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road less traveled

The ultimate father-son story comes in the form of an apocalyptic journey from one of my favorite writers. I read The Road over a period of three days with a knot in my gut for 72 hours. The dialogue between papa … Continue reading

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a grave man

Day two of Dads continues on a bit of a sad note. Some Dads make more of an impact by exiting this world. Whether it be early or later the death of a father can leave quite a wake. I … Continue reading

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dad is great

In honor of Father’s Day this Sunday I thought I’d do a little taste of the fictional fathers that I love. For me, Dad’s are the fun ones. I think if I could be a Dad the idea of children … Continue reading

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bird watching

On my recent trip home my mom invited me to visit her second grade class. I love going to visit her kids, it’s always exciting for them to meet their teacher’s daughter and I feel like a rock star for … Continue reading

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wedding crasher

I watched Eat Pray Love last week, (again) and Richard from Texas says to Liz while they’re at an Indian wedding, “funny thing about weddings you end up thinking about yourself.” My cousin is getting married later this week and … Continue reading

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