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    Friday, 19 October 2018

      Burn scars are hard to erase. They leave lasting evidence of trauma and despair. And yet -- I can't stop looking at them. When will they heal?  Will I ever see it?   How many years have I watched and waited? Is there a flicker of hope?  Fire d...
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    Friday, 27 July 2018

    I'm always amazed at those slabs of ancient tree trunks that show how time passes. A seed fell and sprouted and took root. Maybe in 1492 or 1215. There was a drought. There was a fire. There were good years and bad.   My ancient Juniper tree ...
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    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Some time ago I learned that a close friend's friend was killed in the earthquake in Nepal. He was one of the climbers on Everest when the avalanche engulfed them. He was a climber. He didn't have to be there. He was a visitor who chose that time a...
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    Thursday, 17 May 2018

                            The village sleeps while a few coyotes prowl and scuff through the alley that passes for a dusty street. They own the night. We are only tenants here at the edge of the desert; close by the river. A light is on...
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    Sunday, 21 January 2018

      I was born only a few short miles from the Father of Waters. The Mississippi River is a constant presence in my psyche and my memories; always changing, always flowing, never exactly the same. It scoured and flooded our history. It was a demarcati...

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Nicholas Mackey The Butterfly of Memory
13 November 2018
Wow, Rosie, what an incredible comment to post and I marvel at the 'personal synchronicity' you desc...
Ken Hartke Why Seek Ye the Living Among the Dead?
12 November 2018
Aspens have beautiful fall colors and snow-white bark that draws attention but they seem to have ano...
Stephen Evans Painting Sunsets
12 November 2018
Thank you! Wouldn't that be nice!
Rosy Cole Painting Sunsets
12 November 2018
Good luck with your launch. You deserve to be able to live off the proceeds! :-)
Rosy Cole The Butterfly of Memory
12 November 2018
By some quirk of coincidence, I was thinking about this kind of synchronicity the day you posted thi...

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