Month: March 2018

Morning Contemplation, Tucson

I’m in Tucson, Arizona today visiting family and it’s beautiful.  Clear skies, sun up, no clouds, temperature 56.  Wow.  While Montana is beautiful, and it’s true, the sky is big, it’s hard to beat a Spring day in Tucson, Arizona.  Not much compares. As I […]

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Kemerovo Fire

I support hardworking, blue-collar men and women the world over.  Craftspersons, tradespersons, teachers, steel workers, peasants, farmers, etc.  Where there are men and women using their talents to create and tend to others in life, I honor them. Kemerovo, Russia is just such a hardworking […]

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Skiing with my son

My son is in town from Tucson, Arizona.  He’s visiting me and his visit makes all the difference in the world.  I love my children and I am so glad he’s here. He wanted to go snow skiing at Red Lodge Mountain Resort, so yesterday, […]

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The Sun is Up

It’s been like a new planet, a new life, a new beginning.  Spring is breaking through in Montana and over the last several days the sky has been clear, the sun up, the days much warmer. The snow is melting, I see more people out […]

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I have to make a decision soon, and I am vexed.  I know how to make decisions, using various decision-making matrices and such.  But this decision I must make runs deep, it will potentially have lifetime ramifications. But really, aren’t all decision such?  Each and […]

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Flying together

Another gray morning, another quiet walk with my dog.  I notice my chin is often down, my eyes on the ground, and my brain thinking, wondering, dreaming. I often look up, to see bare trees, standing silent over me, naked arms.  In winter they drop […]

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Breaking together

Winter in Montana is challenging, especially this winter.  The skies become grey, the temperature drops, and the snow begins to fall, and fall, and fall.  There is more silence and solitude during winter. Winter pulls at my soul, I pull at my self.  As the […]

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