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Ringed Round by Green

“If I could strip a sunflower bare to its bare soul, I would rebuild it: Green inside of green, ringed round by green. There’d be nothing but new flowers anymore. Absolute Christmas.” Donald Revell’s poem of never-ending green, the “furnace … Continue reading

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A Wishbone Sunset and a Journey Home

  July 16th, 2016. At the appointed late afternoon hour,  one of our daughters was a wedding guest several hours away. She was in the same chapel where, at a service of remembrance four winters ago, the sun had suddenly … Continue reading

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Dead Reckoning

Five years have passed since his last night. Death by the numbers. He has not taken thousands of photographs.  He already has missed a quarter of one daughter’s young life, four college commencements and one high school graduation. Thirty household … Continue reading

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Black and White: Part 5

Since being invited to take a foray into black and white, I’ve happened upon scenes which translate well–metaphorically–into the absence of color. There has been no unifying theme, but it occurs to me that three were taken looking down at … Continue reading

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