Monthly Archives: October 2015

Urban History

Seems like it might have been a different lifetime, or someone else’s life, or a dream.  But I think it actually did happen:  I lived in the city.  Several cities, as a matter of fact.  Chicago, Boston, Amsterdam.  I’m glad I … Continue reading

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Are they still around?

Six friends and I climbed up to the alpine garden above town a few days ago.  We started at the rain forest level, weaving our way through mossy Sitka spruces, gradually, and very slowly, gaining altitude.  Our group:  two little … Continue reading

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High Slack

I can see a little boat from the window of my shack, floating high in the water when the tide is in, grounded on the beach when the tide is out.  She is painted white and black and teal.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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