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Between the lines

My face. I do not look my age. I look my mileage. This is my face. My map. . . Image: “At Rest In The Gloaming” by Steve Kalstrup

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This is Christmas

  This is Christmas, and it was spectacular. Open arms and exclamations. “Well, lookie who’s here!” Old people, tribes of cousins, the how-are-we-related-again relatives, and the prerequisite handyman who “God bless his heart, he’s just not right in the head.” … Continue reading

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north shore sun

making up with the sun watching it wiggle past the rocks and plorp like an egg yolk above the horizon wishing the camera battery wasn’t dead remembering when seeing was enough and experiencing the thing was the thing it rises … Continue reading

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Beg Pardon, But

Pimp My Lent/Day45 The Prompt: From Pam Dougherty… “The glass is pretty much always half full.” , . The Product: . Dear God Please note that I am not to blame here It’s not my fault that I’m this way … Continue reading

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Paul Simon

Pimp My Lent/Day 39 The Prompt: From hometown buddy Roxanne Romero Perdue… Roxie writes:  “When I was young I really didn’t understand the ideas of live concerts – I naively thought that a live concert with people yakking and taking … Continue reading

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Drafting Behind Jesus Walking on the Water

  Pimp My Lent/Day 33 The Prompt: From Zoe Ann Stinchcomb… Jacqueline du Pre’ performing the Elgar cello concerto 1st movement The Product: So, here we are. Day 33.  I can’t hear/see “33” without remembering this song lyric: “When I … Continue reading

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What Are You Looking At?

[one of Banksy’s provocations, London – photographer cred?]   Pimp My Lent/Day 15 The Prompt: from Steve Shaw …a selection from Frederick Buechner’s book Whistling in the Dark, titled “Lent” In many cultures there is an ancient custom of giving a … Continue reading

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