Monthly Archives: November 2015

First Frost

This time of year in Humptulips County frost competes with fog for morning dominance.  Since it is still November, fog prevails in these battles much of the time, as it has this morning.  This morning’s fog is light and graceful in its ethereality; transparency is its hallmark.  … Continue reading

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The Land Of The Free And The Home Of The Not-So-Brave

“History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.” Dwight D. Eisenhower “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” Benjamin Franklin “Why do I say this?” Nels Gudmundson asked, … Continue reading

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Aswim in the Deep End

It’s dark outside, the house is silent as everyone but me is asleep and there is no outside ambient noise at this hour of the night, and the light at my desk is just sufficient to grant me a small pool of warmth in … Continue reading

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An Autumn Drive Along The River Road

The name — of it — is “Autumn” — The hue — of it — is Blood — An Artery — upon the Hill — A Vein — along the Road — Great Globules — in the Alleys — And … Continue reading

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