there is something to be said for love everlasting

Not that I need a holiday to push me…but as Thanksgiving approaches I am moved to express gratitude to the family and friends who’ve held my hands and had my back along the journey. Nothing compares to having people who will shine your radiance right…

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home

Sitting here in my hotel room in London, nearly three weeks into a five week tour, I’m contemplating different conversations I’ve had with several close friends over the past few days regarding the concept of home, since most of my life is spent on the road.…

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re-entry

Kim, my dear friend and steadfast running companion, texted me before bed last Friday night to see if I wanted to run Hall Ranch the next morning. I replied “OK!” without even knowing what I was agreeing to! When I woke, I looked online to…

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wellspring

This morning, my father shared this quote with me from the Jewish and Welsh physician and poet, Dannie Abse: “…I felt that poetry shouldn’t be an escape from reality, but rather an immersion into reality…” I have been writing to immerse myself in my life since…

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if i close my eyes the truth is familiar

    Over the weekend, I visited the SF MOMA with my niece Isabel and nephew Simon to see The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde. As a long time lover of Matisse’s work, it was thrilling for me to experience this exhibition with…

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volcanoes

High on the trail I run into a deer, in the exact same spot where last summer’s deer spoke to me, so I assume he’s returned to follow up. Letting me get within twenty feet, his eyes reveal that I have now reached a rung of closure. I keep ruminating about something my…

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