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Being a Lake

“… to show the stars the stars …” A poem by Robert Wrigley in The New York Times Magazine, April 16, 2017.

Oak

Not one of my better hikes since a little acrophobia kicked in on the drop-offs. I also picked up a hitchhiker, a tick that hadn’t yet stuffed its face when I found it. Other than those two memorable things, it was lovely, and the company just perfect. (Photo by Dawna Davies)

A cappella awesomeness

They won third place (the youngest singers at the festival!) and the event’s award as the “audience favorite” in what the judges called a “landslide victory.” Go, AVE!

The author to her book

Hannah is the 2017 winner of this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition at her school and consequently I can’t seem to pull myself away from the site. This poem by Anne Bradstreet made me laugh out loud. It takes me forever to edit a book, and the first line of the poem below is pretty […]

BraceFace

Good one. More Hannah, she’s doing all the drawings for a short (short) movie/animation/story/thing with parts that do and do not move and lots of words you have to read.

2017

Found yesterday at the SLO Botanical Gardens where I volunteer once a week. The first day of the new year was sunny at 8 a.m., cold, and quiet in the gardens.