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    Saturday, 07 December 2019

    CAMPOSANTO (2)  Padre Felipe was laid to rest in the Camposanto. He was a good man – from just over the mountain. Not far – He knew this place. He was one of us. Time passes slowly and he was never in a hurry. We came to this place, our families did, long ago. ...
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    Saturday, 07 December 2019

    DSCN0110 (2)  I was on an unintended winter walkthrough a quiet streamside forest. We call it a Bosque in these parts;that’s the old Spanish name. I had nowhere to go and on this day, no Frosty promises to keep. This season has a bony feel to it when nature i...
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    Friday, 01 November 2019

    JC TrolleyLaying bricks is honest work. Hard, straight forward work. It is repetitive. You do one thing and then the next and so on. It can almost rely on muscle memory. Almost like a rosary or working prayer beads. That’s honest work too. Thoughtful work. You...
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    Monday, 20 May 2019

      The Plains had always been peopled by nomadic groups going back to the Clovis hunters. The Indians still lived out there and seemed to be successful. Vázquez de Coronado and his Conquistadors were probably the first Europeans to fully experience...
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    Thursday, 11 April 2019

    I"m getting ready for a long road trip -- heading east along the old Santa Fe Trail. Eastward, a thousand miles across Dorothy's Kansas with the wind at my back. Yesterday it was blowing at about 40 mph so today's 25 mph feels like a reprieve but it ...

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Monika Schott Change only ever happens forever
25 January 2020
Thanks Rosy. Wonderful analogy of two sides of a coin. The three guarantees we can't escape - life, ...
Monika Schott Change only ever happens forever
25 January 2020
Thanks, Chris. ?
Rosy Cole Change only ever happens forever
25 January 2020
'All that exists is an instinct to live in a way that is living for each.' This is surely the guidin...
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Thanks, Moni. God bless. Hope 2020 is a great year for you. Stay safe. X
Chris Change only ever happens forever
22 January 2020
Beautifully written...change, the one thing that is constant for all of us...