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Yesterday we went through a secret brushy portal that diverged from the main trail and led to a meadow above the sea beneath a blue sky sketched with wisps of clouds, and we sat upon the curve of earth, just being there. We … Continue reading
I had a bout of insomnia last night but finally dozed off listening to a podcast (content forgotten, but a man with a soothing voice) and slept until 9 am. I’ll admit it: the moment I wake up, I reach over and … Continue reading
Maybe everyone else is engaged in creative, constructive, contributory action, but these days I’m mostly just thinking, wandering the hours without any particular agenda or destination. Earlier in the week I had occasion to go into Santa Barbara where I walked on streets instead … Continue reading
There was a boy who went to sleep on a bed of kelp in the middle of the day, cradled and rocked, lulled by green-blue sea song older than existence. “There are few things in life more pleasurable than bobbing around in the … Continue reading
Low tide, warm weather, so we rode our bikes on the beach. There were quite a few people out and about, and a holiday sort of ambiance. Some were walking, others on horseback, and as always, a few wet-suited folks … Continue reading
Friends came and we sipped wine and walked by the sea. For a moment, there was this.
“The secret is not to give up on shadows, but glide until nothing expects it…” (from The Mind Is A Hawk by Walter McDonald)