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Brave Blossoms

Not surprisingly, drinks and conversation with my dear poet friend last night led to thoughts on vulnerability and bravery. We talked about how staying safe and in a place of potential can feel so good and nurturing… until it just doesn’t anymore. 85 more words


Cowboy Killer Costumes

It was one of those nights. You know, one of those nights that are so dark beyond the reaches of the two outdoor lights you can’t see anything but that beached abyss until it reaches the coast of the stars. 1,886 more words

Streams Of Thought

Climate-induced migration in the Middle East and North Africa

by Andrea Liverani and Quentin Wodon

The rise of early Nile basin civilizations can be traced back to one of the most significant climatic changes of the last 11,000 years, a period of protracted hyperaridity that led not only to North Africa’s deserts we know today, but also to a multi-generational exodus depicted in much… 528 more words

Climate Change


I reach out to people but I seldom let them touch me for I feel that there is no need. On the surface at least. I’d let my touch and words soothe others but I wouldn’t confess that there is much killing me too. 86 more words


Angel Wings And Devil Horns

I’m great, I suck, I spread joy, I spread dread, everyone loves me, everyone hates me.

Welcome to my brain being barraged with new ventures. 605 more words


Men And Vulnerability

I am a really big fan of the TV show Parenthood on NBC. Parenthood follows the lives of the Braverman family. Its patriarch Zeke had a heart attack this season, and it has been pivotal for everyone. 777 more words

Lessons Learned

Day 24: looking for good - God

This evening, my walk and my music met.   God is good.

May we never lose our wonder. 

May we never lose our wonder. 

Wide eyed and mystified, may we be just like a child. 10 more words