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A hard day and a beautiful one.

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On being outdone in story and storm

A new laundry meditation under dark skies and a warm wind, feeling my feet in their clogs, the lack of bite in the breeze on my neck, the sensation of each pin under my fingertips  as I nip it from … Continue reading

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This I believe.

We are all together on this ship and some of us will die sooner.  Some young.  I will grieve again, and comfort.  It may be me.  Those of us who are lucky will know ahead of time and not be … Continue reading

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On puppy Zora’s lamb

The quick snowstorm with its giant fluffy flakes took a toll on the newest and littlest arrival from friends, a recently weaned bum Icelandic lamb named Moses.  He was the only one without a mother nursing him and knowing to … Continue reading

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On the coming of the lambs

Our first Icelandic lamb came yesterday.  Black with spotting and grey underneath, she has amazing chocolate eyespots and a white topknot and streak.  She is curly all over, legs about eight inches long.  She had a weak, shivering spell for … Continue reading

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On falling in love, a window.

Fifteen years ago we crossed the Pass coming home in the dark in an ice storm. We followed semis so we’d know where the road was and still tried to stay away from them as they staggered across the lanes … Continue reading

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On celebrating the handwritten letter

I have asked the Bozeman Public Library to help me with a long-held project.  In January the Library will be celebrating the extraordinary beauty of handwriting letters (and sending them!)  We invite you to join us in an exploration of … Continue reading

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