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Gift From the Sea

February 28, 2017

Last week while waiting for the restroom in the San Rafael Public Library, I had another one of those moments when I realized I was taking life to be too small.…

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China Camp

February 16, 2017

Yesterday between rainstorms, the skies were wild. Clouds flocking together then fleeing, slipping toward the horizon or fanning up and away like wings. …

A BNSF freight train near Hinsdale, Montana
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Seeing Far

January 9, 2017

Lately I've been gifted with the dawning sense of my own small-mindedness. Closed-up views kept in place by fear. Worries that ratchet down the perception of what's possible for myself and for the world.…

Sunset on the Empire Builder (Illinois)
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Little Things

January 7, 2017

We've been on the train for less than three hours and I see that my first task will be cultivating a sense of humor. …

The Pause That Refreshes (Chicago Brown Line)
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The Brown Line

January 7, 2017

Riding the Brown Line of the Chicago “L” system from Western to the Loop and back, in 10-degree winter weather.…

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