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Tag Archives: images
I can’t seem to help doodling. Sometimes the doodles even turn into drawings of recognizable things. This doodle turned into my cat, Mojo. I found it in an old notebook.
Dear Marshall, There is a page in our 2012 Christmas photo album with pictures taken during one of our hikes. It might even have been our very first hike together. I wrote something about that day as a draft but … Continue reading
Ah, the beauties of nature—a couple of geese coming in for a landing on the canal, the maples’ fuzzy red flowers, and a bicylist’s butt crack.
I’ve only taken four walks so far this year. But four walks, I hope you’ll agree, are better than none. 1 It was January. The last time I had walked the path, there had been a few brave flowers still … Continue reading
This year the Borg assimilated our Christmas tree and decked it with energy-efficient lights. Soon the tree will join “The Collective,” so let us admire its biological and technological distinctiveness one last time before it goes. O Christmas Tree, O … Continue reading
Bread sausage. Yum. There are things inside That are not bread. Chewy things, tough things That are not bread. Um. I eat it anyway.
Television screen: Not for sun, not for rain Inside only sparkling
A trio of sleeping ducks, each one with its head tucked behind a wing. They are perched on submerged branches. From a distance, they appear to be standing on top of the water. A girl dances and skips her way … Continue reading
Images from an afternoon walk— Sections of the canal covered with floating autumn leaves. Zigzagging trails of clear water marking the passage of ducks. A capped jug bobbing cheerfully in the river. What’s in the jug? Moonshine, maybe. Or maple … Continue reading