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White Bird

“..Love is a little white bird and the flight of it so fast you can’t see it and you know it’s there only by the faint whirr of its wings and the hush song coming so low to your ears you … Continue reading

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House of Earth

I’m reading Woody Guthrie’s novel, House of Earth and I’m actually on edge because I love it so much. Guthrie was fetishistic about adobe. He wanted an adobe house built with his own hands. Having lived through dust storms he felt adobe … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell’s Birthday

Joseph Campbell was born 111 years ago on this day. Can you believe it? I lift a toast to his amazing spirit.

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More Celtic wisdom

“No one else has access to the world you carry within yourself. You are its custodian and entrance.  No one else can see the world the way you see it. No one else can feel your life the way you feel … Continue reading

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Take a Chance

“Never get into a rut. Never do work that does not help you achieve an ambition worthy of your talents. Keep physically and mentally alive. It is the dull routine where happiness becomes merely a matter of torpid vegetation which … Continue reading

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The Circle Game

I am thinking of my friend today, who is having her baby, and this song and these words (which have humbled and awed and served as a reminder to me all these years): Your children are not your children. They … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Cheer Yourself Up

“The best way to cheer yourself up, is to try to cheer somebody else up.” -Mark Twain

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Steinbeck’s Log from the Sea of Cortez – On Sea-Monsters and Sea-Thought

I am reading this and find it so full of life and wisdom. It’s the log of John Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Rickett’s from their boat trip to the Gulf of California (a.k.a the Sea of Cortez), to study … Continue reading

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Kurt Vonnegut:

-from “A Man Without A Country“

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“We are all Beggars…”

“..each in his own way.” -Mark Twain

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