The Green Flash

I feel like I can still recall the moment I saw it.   I think.   It was just one sunset in my lifetime of more than seventeen thousand sunrises.  Back then, before the crisp divide between ocean and sky disappeared behind a blur of little particles and sulphur dioxide, we could…

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Raised on Radio

Ours is an age of always on, instant communication. The Internet brings the news of the world, often with live and on-the-scene citizen reporting. It seems like news is always traveling faster and faster, sometimes beating the truth to its destination. Our information is immediate, comprehension and context the laggard.…

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Waiting for Spring

Spring could be here, the overnight frost and dusting of snow notwithstanding, as some flowers have started to bloom, and grass has started their journey from gray to green. And I have finally figured out my own mnemonic for remembering which-is-which between perennials and annuals (which, like the change of…

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