Time and a World of Change ~ Part V

This is part 5 of excerpts from a piece that may someday (or may not) be a chapter in a book, given adequate keystrokes in these out-of-warranty joints; enough minutes of absolute time but especially minutes with adequate clarity and passion, wisdom and focus; and a remaining pool of neurons who get along well enough […]

Finding Water: A Draft

So I may have mentioned (and perhaps one reader noticed) that I am accumulating draft pieces toward a third book if all goes well. (All never goes well, sometimes something does, OTOH, and I’ll take it.) The working title changes from time to time. Currently is stands as “One Place Understood: Field Notes from Earth.” […]

Thoughts About Place

It started out as an assignment, sort of, for Tommy Bailey’s book, Floyd Folks. Which, btw, if purchased in town (say, at the Floyd Community Market) will send proceeds to support  the market. The version of my little part of that effort uploaded this week to medium.com is a tweak of the chapter in Floyd […]

Good Will Toward Earth

I pulled out my trifold scrap paper scratch pad that is always with me. The Earth had just moved under my feet in the middle of a church service, and I had to take note. What had happened is that, once again, I felt the deep sadness of being doomed to failure to see “Peace […]

For Your Health: Take a Walk

I find myself, once again, staring out the window by my desk, my eyes falling more often than not on the “New Road” that rises out of the pasture just past the barn. We (and especially SHE) follow that path countless times in a week (and SHE in a single day) as a form of […]