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Aug.21.2012
This morning as I savor the comforts of home, looking through the window, the clouds remind me of an M. C. Escher, but then they begin to take on their own shapes....a gargoyle with wings, a horse galloping, and then a crow flies by, his black wings against white wispy creatures and I think of the...
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Aug.20.2012
I often wonder if I will ever write myself out; will I reach a point where I have nothing more to express? I realize that there will always be something, but when I recognize that I circle back to recurring themes, recurring memories, recurring, recurring—that’s when I feel this way, that I will...
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Aug.16.2012
Time:a pie slicedinto manysections and moods. I becomewarmed up, the morningraces by, I settle into a flowand just then—there is no more.  
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Aug.09.2012
“…I want to say that any system that helps you understand the world around you is valuable to you as a writer: natural history, biology, ethnology, physics, geology…You must have knowledge to make the nets in which other knowledge is caught” (Pg. 17). —Damon KnightFrom Creating Short Fiction I...
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Aug.07.2012
Riding on BART is relaxing. It used to be part of my daily routine. I miss it. Now I only ride BART about a dozen times out of the year. I miss riding my bike too. I have lots of excuses, and I haven’t been motivated. One excuse is that my bike has a flat tire. I’m afraid to pump it up for fear...
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Jul.25.2012
Waves crash in the night, reflecting the light of the full moon. Sabine walks on the beach’s edge pondering love. Two kinds: love that smothers and love that let’s go. Many thoughts ebb and flow through her consciousness with the crashing of the waves. She feels the mist on her face and the taste...
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Jul.19.2012
Today I feel a bit like a car in neutral—at least when I first started feeling like a car this morning, that’s how I felt, then I started thinking, maybe I’m really a car in park. I prefer neutral because there’s movement. In park, I don’t go anywhere, until I move the lever, but see I feel like...
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Jul.17.2012
When I woke up this morning, I looked out the window and was not expecting to see a light grey sheet pulled across the sky. It’s been hot these past few days, blue skies and playful clouds puttering around, changing shape, mingling with the sun. I poured my cup of decaf coffee, came and sat down,...
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Jul.13.2012
I look forward to Friday the 13ths. Well, I don’t know if I look forward to them so much as I like when they happen. I welcome them. I’m superstitious about some things, but not Friday the 13th (knock-on-wood). So happy Friday the 13th to you! Today is a number day: 7-13-12. Hmm…what sort of number...
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Jul.11.2012
“The Grass isalways greenerwhere youwater it.” From idea-sandbox.com (napkin wisdom)http://www.idea-sandbox.com/blog/ I came across this blog at work when I was looking for ideas to infuse into our bi-monthly team meetings. This quote is from the blog’s most recent post and I was drawn to the...