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No

Don’t raise your arms .. your skirt is too short DDT is the best insecticide If you pray hard enough, your prayers will be answered I like the way you look in black … it slims you Booze is the … Continue reading

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Curious listening: an act of respect

I have a particular curiosity about sounds. As a child I spent time in many seasons listening to the noises of the night, especially when I walked the fields around the old farm house. Before the crops were harvested, my … Continue reading

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The world Before impossible

The word calling is a bit of an enigma to me. I think this is mostly because I have longed for years for a clearer sense of what my heart-work in the world is to be about. Someone once said that … Continue reading

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Familiolatry

Sometimes I think the “nuclear family” is the enemy. The resistance I feel to the deification of the family in our culture – and I know it isn’t only our culture – is that it can make us tribal and … Continue reading

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The Little Bird and Dr. Kevorkian

Earlier this week a wren flung herself against the sliding glass door that leads to our patio. It was the hard thump that alerted me … and Barley, my mid-sized golden doodle. We looked at each other for a few … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon 2012: Seattle Snow

Seattleites are hilarious with the snow. The school district closed in anticipation of “snowmageddon”. Last that happened, the snow never arrived and we all hung around drinking hot chocolate and looking out the window. They got no end of grief … Continue reading

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Awhh … baby skunks!

It’s true. They were playing in the back yard just now. Two little skunklets wrestling around like kittens with large fanning tails. I wish it was light enough for me to get a picture, but it was mostly dark and … Continue reading

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