Monthly Archives: December 2015

For the Week of December 27, 2015: Running into a New Year

I am running into a new year and the old years blow back like a wind… that I catch in my hair like strong fingers like all my old promises and it will be hard to let go… (From:  “i … Continue reading

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For the Week of December 21, 2015: Remembering Christmas

Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more…. Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas I admit it.  I haven’t quite realized Christmas is upon us; the lingering effects of our trip to Japan at Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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For the Week of December 13, 2015: Holiday Memories

little tree little silent Christmas tree you are so little…   look      the spangles that sleep all the year in a dark box dreaming of being taken out and allowed to shine, the balls the chains red and gold the … Continue reading

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For the Week of December 6, 2015: Themes of Turbulence

It’s a windy day in Okinawa, hardly unusual for this island prefecture of Japan.  My daughter and her family, along with my husband, are out at a local farm picking hibiscus blossoms to make into tea and jelly, an invitation … Continue reading

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