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for what it’s earth

On the last day of the world,I would want to plant a tree.— W.S. Merwin Being old, I can remember when Earth Day was a big deal. We had Lofty Ideas like “saving the planet” and “protecting the ozone layer” … Continue reading

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just another work conversation, part 25

co-worker: How old are you? me: I’m about to turn 58. co-worker: Wow. That’s the exact same age as my dad! Sigh. Maybe I’ll get a Father’s Day gift.

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What the Fourth of July means to me. An essay.

I can wear shorts to work. The end. That was not much of an essay. I should probably stick to interpretive dancing.

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Running Mojo. But not Running Mojojojo.

I finally dragged out the small fanny pack today so I can tote a bit of water. Which means: The Triumphant Return of the Trail Monkey! Sure, he’s a little peeved that our “trail” is an asphalt loop around the … Continue reading

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Never run in a neighborhood full of Zombie Raccoons

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. But Tuesday runs are not my favorite. People in my neighborhood have an odd ritual. They keep all their garbage in big containers for days and days. Then they bring them out on Tuesday morning and … Continue reading

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