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Chasing the Airstream

Let go, live your life, the grave has no sunny corners. Charles Wright When I was ten years old my grandfather retired from his decades long job as a pressman for Tacoma’s morning newspaper. I did not know him well. He had worked nights those many years, so when we visited he was often asleepContinue reading “Chasing the Airstream”

Comfort in a Cup

Drink your tea slowly and reverently as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves–slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Thich Nhat Hahn Mornings on the trail I drink tea from a green plastic cup. It has warped gently, no longer possessing a perfectly circular rim fromContinue reading “Comfort in a Cup”

Oh My Aching Back!

Life gets mighty precious when there’s less of it to waste. Bonnie Raitt As I have shared in previous posts my mother often boasted that I started walking when I was just eight months old, and I have been walking ever since, which means well over seventy years now of carrying myself upright on twoContinue reading “Oh My Aching Back!”

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