Monthly Archives: March 2011

Finding Relief

Rejection is a pain. Reflecting on rejection by a girlfriend while we were in high school, with little prompting, I can still recall the heartache. Though the years may have numbed my heart toward that rejection, the pain was still … Continue reading

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Reason to Come

During a recent early morning run, as the sun began to light the sky, it revealed a dark wall of clouds on the western horizon. I was running toward a thunderstorm, and soon turned back toward home as the lightening … Continue reading

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Neighbors In Need

Japanese vehicles have been in my driveway for years. Nevertheless, no matter the number of Japanese cars & trucks I’ve driven, not one of those dependable, well-liked vehicles moved me to feel a connection with the people of Japan. However, … Continue reading

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Lighten the Load

This time of year I review the contents of my backpack. This backpack will be with me on my annual, summertime walk in the woods. It will contain everything I think I’ll need for a week, so, it can get … Continue reading

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Life Will Come

There is life! Adjacent to the driveway, just under the lamp post, is a flower bed. Late last fall, I planted bulbs in hope. This first afternoon of March, in the bright light, there rising over the dark mulch and … Continue reading

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