Monthly Archives: August 2012


The light in the late August sky has a different caste.  The temperatures while warm during the day, cool at night and humidity is brushed away with sweeping winds from the northwest.  Trees laboring all summer to provide a soothing green … Continue reading

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Slate Gray

The slate gray morning sky welcomes       The breeze rippling across the water                dapples with a breezy touch.  Sunrise below the muting clouds        breaks trail to the green horizon across the lake.  My waking foot        hits the … Continue reading

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A Secure World

Recrimination waits outside the door, sitting on the top step, ready to trip anyone who dares walk by. This is the summer of drought, pestilence, and politics.  Soon, one of the presidential candidates or one of his proxies will start … Continue reading

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Prince – 1991

 Every summer my wife’s family has a big reunion.  It usually happens around the fourth of July.  I think it has a lot to do with usually perfect conditions for sunbathing, swimming, water skiing, sailing, wind surfing, volleyball, badminton, fishing, … Continue reading

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