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I grow in continual fear: An Original Poem

*Written on October 12, 2017. Included are links to some of the influences behind what is said here, such as the song below. A few days after I shared this publicly, I “discovered” a very similar poem written by Wendell Berry (see below), who is also one of my poetic influences.* 213 more words

Prayer

Where's the Craic?

Ireland is a beautiful place! I can say that first hand now. I just returned from a week long vacation to this gorgeous land (hence the delay in my posting…). 473 more words

Social Life

A game of three halves (3 of 3) - Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Two

So, this one day, considered in all its facets, resolves itself into a journey, a destination and an arrival – an arrival at a meeting with a French relative we have never met, and whose unlikely presence, here in the north-west corner of Wales, completes a cycle of mystery and loss lasting ninety-three years… 227 more words

Ancient Sites

A game of three halves (3 of 3)

Continued from Part Two

So, this one day, considered in all its facets, resolves itself into a journey, a destination and an arrival – an arrival at a meeting with a French relative we have never met, and whose unlikely presence, here in the north-west corner of Wales, completes a cycle of mystery and loss lasting ninety-three years… 1,188 more words

Consciousness

A game of three halves (2) - Steve Tanham

Reblogged from The Silent Eye:

It is, still, all of it, only one day…

Though now the winds that buffeted the bed-and-breakfast farmhouse have abated. I look at my watch. 332 more words

Ancient Sites

A game of three halves (2)

It is, still, all of it, only one day…

Though now the winds that buffeted the bed-and-breakfast farmhouse have abated. I look at my watch. We have two hours to go before we need to leave to drive across Anglesey to meet a young woman named Juliette, who holds the key to this entire story. 1,120 more words

Consciousness

St. Patrick in the Fall

Why not enjoy an Irish feast on an extremely hot September afternoon?

Braised Corned Beef: Purchased at Ream’s and prepared ala All Recipes.

Potatoes: plucked right out of the garden… 6 more words

September