Media Off, Nature On

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. – Gertrude Stein No stranger to the siren, healing call of a media blackout, I’ve used this technique countless times to regain my senses. While we practice social distancing (shouldn’t we be calling that “physical distancing”...

Dream

In my dream, I was walking the familiar wooded paths nearby on a crisp, bright, winter’s day. Yet, something was different. Being the only one patiently walking these leave-covered trails winding through hardwood trees was nothing new. Not hearing any road noise from nearby highways, however, was new. Soon I...

Pandemic Perambulations

The trek to Trader Joe’s last week felt like going to Disneyland, but instead of Mickey Mouse and Goofy greeting me, gloved workers festooned with decorative face masks happily welcomed me in. Good to get out, drive, take in fresh scenery, and walk through the wonderland of newly stocked shelves...

What Day is This? Must be Blurgmuffday.

After I retired at the end of 2018, one of the first things I noticed was apathy regarding which day of the week it was. That previously important knowledge was a construct needed because of work-life stuff, like when to go to work, how close was the weekend, when to...

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