Monthly Archives: February 2013

new snow

The sun rose in a peach-orange glow this morning. As it drove itself up to the bright blue sky, the new snow began to sparkle in welcome. ┬áIt took my breath away. The bulls had already risen from their warm … Continue reading

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Nature

What is second nature? Is it like first nature, once-removed? I understand it to be those things that come naturally. There are certain things that are second nature to me: Horses: brushing, saddling, mounting, riding-both of us feeling the wind … Continue reading

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Characters

The world is full of characters. I notice them all around me: in my students, in folks I pass by while driving, in the bulls out grazing on their hay outside the window, in friends and strangers. I love to … Continue reading

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