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Tomorrow Will be Kinder

Today I woke to the sun and a clear blue sky; two things I have (until the last few weeks) taken completely for granted since moving from the smoggy land of Southern California to the wide, amazing expanse that is Montana. 891 more words

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Too Close to the Story

I love my work. A few weeks ago I got to attend the first Orthodox ordination in the state of Montana. If you are not familiar with Orthodoxy, it is complex, ornate, exquisite, formal. 4,216 more words

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The Charm Campaign

It doesn’t take spending a whole lot of time with me to realize that I consider those who serve in the military, in law enforcement, or as firefighters, heroes. 1,115 more words

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That's Just Mean

Daphne had been laying awake at break of dawn because Mr. Robin Redbreast had started his infernal tweeting even earlier.  She remembered listening to the rattling of the garbage trucks in New York City as they made their way down Columbus Avenue early in the morning when she had lived there many years ago.  667 more words

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On retreat.....to write


I have been called home, to the Montana mountains and a small family cabin there. I left Portland hours after the movers backed up my furniture and boxes to haul to a storage unit in Livingston. 347 more words

...where no one notices the contrast in white on white...

In 1994 the Counting Crows released their version of the song Round Here from their August and Everything After album. I liked it instantly, but the line that really stuck out for me was “…into the fog where no one notices the contrast in white on white.” Twenty years have past and I still think about that line sometimes. 191 more words

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