a rest from #haiku Happy Independence Day! See you tomorrow!
I bring Frankie out of his bedroom. It is 10:00PM, but he was not asleep. The Yankees play the Orioles in the Bronx. It is the top of the ninth inning; the home team has a three-run lead. A fitting way for Derek Jeter, the Yankee Captain, to […]
Not the way. Whatever is not the way soon ends… Laoxi, from Lao-Tzu: A Book about the Way and the power of the Way, Ursula K. Le Guin Are we sure? We have walked this road for a long time. Footstep after footstep across the soft earth of […]
We hit the road for Minnewaska State Park Preserve, in the Shawangunk Mountains outside New Paltz, NY, by 7:30. Arriving just before 9:00, we join the fortunate, 50%-of-park-capacity visitors admitted before the gates close. Of course, since park personnel direct us to the Awosting Falls parking lot, we […]
“We could use some mulch.” Mira made the comment during one of our walks in the neighborhood. We had become dissatisfied with the landscaping that flanked the entrance to our driveway. As we passed house after house with fresh mulch, she determined that mulch was our future. Our […]