Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Password to Neverland Retrieved

In my little town I never meant nothin’ I was just my father’s son Saving my money Dreaming of glory Twitching like a finger On the trigger of a gun Leaving nothing but the dead and dying Back in my … Continue reading

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The Stillness of a Summer Evening

It is very hot in Humptulips County, with temperatures in the mid-90’s.  Hot spells never last long in the Northwest, since we are too far North and too close to the sea for them to be sustainable for any appreciable time.  When they do … Continue reading

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A Seattle Summer Morning

It was a beautiful Summer morning today in Seattle, warm and cloudless, backlit by sunsparkle off the bay, and flavored by a light, salty breeze. Bright sunlight simultaneously played a solo game of hopscotch across glass-sheathed high-rises and hide-and-seek with … Continue reading

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Curiosity

I was not yet born when “one giant leap for mankind” catapulted the moon and NASA into the fervor of the American consciousness. Until last night, the biggest space-related event from NASA was the retirement of the space shuttles and … Continue reading

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The Promises of a Blue Moon

Just once… in a very blue moon And I feel one comin’ on soon Nanci Griffith, Just Once in a Very Blue Moon This August is a month of the blue moon – a month which will have two full … Continue reading

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