Archive for  July 2023

Archive for July 2023

Rip Van Winkle Evening

  It was a Rip Van Winkle summer evening when I watched my family disassemble. The wind and rain beat against the dining room patio windows, intentionally showcasing a lone wild turkey in the pasture beyond. We ate and drank in a Last Supper tableau, with a disregard for sacred subjects that had not been…

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Reflective Glimmer and Glance

It seeped over me quite unexpectedly and caught me off guard like a gentle summer rain. I watch the scenery of my youth– old houses, stoic farms, roadside gardens. Tactile roadside stopping posts announcing flowers, honey and eggs. Clapboard buildings needing paint; restored structures proudly displaying pride.   I was lulled by the familiarity, yet,…

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