Daily Archives: May 1, 2013

Poetry at goalie

I go for a run, it’s sunny in the upper seventies, my stride slices across fresh greens atop the soccer field so effortlessly effervescent, after four miles, my pace sputters, shoes tongue tied, in my sunglasses glare I spy sparrows scattering … Continue reading

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Rhythm to entropy

A canopy of clouds collapse upon the sun, rays shattered with a sharpness akin to countless lightning strikes atop shore pine skeletons. Dead silence rings absolute before the swells rise  and rain tap dances on roof top and asphalt keeping tumultuous … Continue reading

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Time will tell

With the advent of autumn, we begin to notice how fast the days fade into anonymity.  Although the sun never stops shining, its warm radiance shifts south following the snow birds’ migratory routes.  The chopping of firewood is reminiscent of … Continue reading

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Pressed leaves are thoughts preserved

This is a poetic musing I wrote in October of 2010.  It describes the momentous first drops and ensuing deluge of autumn on the Oregon Coast.  As a reader and distant cyber voyeur, this text can be soaked up through … Continue reading

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Raven’s surgery was successful!

Good news! Raven is recovering from a successful surgery! They found the remnant ovarian tissue and removed it. Fortunately, it was not fused to the bladder. There were cysts on the tissue which produced hormones that caused Raven to go … Continue reading

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Please keep our dog, Raven, in your thoughts

Our 11-year old flat coat retriever, Raven (at the right in the photo), is in surgery now. Even though she was spayed as a puppy, she has been in heat since last November. When an ultrasound was done on Monday, … Continue reading

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Out of sarcophagus experience

photo from King Tut Egyptian Art exhibit at Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana

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