Monthly Archives: December 2021

mo sheppo, birding expert

me: What kind of bird is that? mo: A white one. me: Well, sure. But what about the other one? mo: Also a white one. Mo is a genius. I should probably write these names down so I don’t have … Continue reading

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long ago and far away

And in between what might have been and what has come to passA misbegotten guess, alas, and bits of broken glass— the prophet taylor— Today is the day. For most people, Jan. 1 is the time for new beginnings. For … Continue reading

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but the guitar had a little amp built into the case

I wish I was 20 and in love with lifeand still full of beans. Upward, old legs!There are the long, pale dunes;on the other sidethe roses are bloomingand finding their laborno adversity to the spirit. Upward, old legs!There are the … Continue reading

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did i show you this picture of my nephew?

You could cry or dieOr just make pies all day.I’m making pies.— the prophet patricia j. griffin— The smell of uncertainty is in the air. Or maybe it’s just cookies. When I’m under a lot of stress, Mo pushes me … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 87

me: Did you buy something from Amazon? mo: Yes! I bought myself a lifetime supply of Ticonderoga No. 2 pencils for Christmas! me: It looks like you used my credit card. mo: then YOU bought me a lifetime supply of … Continue reading

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