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18 months through a smartphone lens

Sometimes fuzzy, often incriminating, always entertaining – all hail the pocket paparazzi and a very random documentary of the last 18 months.

Beer station antics, Yangon… 204 more words


Poetry:The Days of August Leapt, One Over the Other

I learned these strangers and their families

wandering and returning.
We once outraced a hail storm pulling
the bleaching laundry off the southern terrace.
One day at table our older son surprised… 26 more words

Books Poetry Lit

The Buried Skeleton

It was in the other land on another planet. An island washed by green oceans, with rusted mountains of snowy peaks, ash-gray fields and great mesas of red sand. 301 more words

Walt Whitman - OTHER LANDS.


This moment yearning and thoughtful, sitting alone,
It seems to me there are other men in other lands, yearning and thoughtful;
It seems to me I can look over and behold them in Prussia, Italy, France,
        Spain—or far, far away, in China, or in Russia or India—talking
        other dialects;
And it seems to me, if I could know those men, I should become attached to
        them, as I do to men in my own lands. 60 more words

M is for... Mighty Monster Trees (and Massive Mountains and Moo-ing Mascots)

“Why, who are you afraid of?” said Peter. “There’s no one here but ourselves.”
“There are the trees,” said the Beaver. “They’re always listening.”

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Druidry in Other Lands

About twice a year I visit my in-laws in another country. I’m not going to say which country, but it’s a very, very different land from the islands to which my spirituality is strongly tied. 587 more words


The Sacred Band and the Thoughts of a Beta Reader

Yes, I am a beta reader. Yes, I’m a friend of David Anthony Durham’s. And, yes, this isn’t a standard review of The Sacred Band… 1,169 more words