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life and work and marriage and all sorts of things in the corn desert.

all the hype that money can buy.

ah the holidays. who can really grasp and/or describe the bizarre happiness that is felt, the tingling hope of new things under a tree piled with trinkets and knick-knacks, the intense nostalgia, a creeping anxiety, the swelling of conflicting emotions … Continue reading

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just beneath the dawn.

everyday another thought gets added to the thought pile of things that i could potentially share with the world in blog-format. the pile grows and grows. the time it takes to produce one of these silly things is mostly ridiculous; … Continue reading

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chariots.

the impending trip. impending? that makes it sound like it is an ominous undertaking. and i guess that, as this trip has the ability to change and direct the course of our lives, then, yes, it could be a little … Continue reading

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as it was.

nature stories. these things seems to find me, search me out as i search them out. maybe it’s just being in the right place at the right time. maybe the animals know and let themselves be found. in one afternoon … Continue reading

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young man follow.

i have more stories up my sleeves than i could ever here relate; that is life. and for three months i have stored up, tried to free, these stories. but you know how life happens, gets away from you, days … Continue reading

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a hedge of bitter almond.

so i read a book (surprise!). it was (and still is) called the covenant by james a michener. i believe it was mentioned briefly earlier. i suggest it to all who are (like me) continual students of history and cultural … Continue reading

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timshel.

he sits before the computer and realizes a couple things that have been lurking in the back of his mind, hidden, almost forgotten, for some time now. well maybe just one thing. the blog. it has been a while since … Continue reading

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