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Goodbye, dear.

All are asleep around me, I’m alone at the kitchen bar silently singing again, and again, with James Vincent McMorrow’s ‘We Don’t Eat.”  Two days after our brother John’s heart took a great leap up and off and out in … Continue reading

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On the banjo and the moonlight

All the mammals in the house chose the dark and climbed up into the biggest bed in the house tonight, along with a hundred year-old banjo and a full moon.  Back resting against flannel, feather and stucco, toes tucked into … Continue reading

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On field journals:

Creating the fictional entomological field journals of my many-times great grandfather Capt. Hale, along with his entire entomological collection.  Gratification, as it lets me combine long-time interests in insects, 17th century three-dimensional embroidery, 13th c. Iranian miniature illuminated manuscripts, monasticism, sailing … Continue reading

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