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Jan.20.2014
January 20   BECAUSE       Because I am my father’s child, I make my attendance at meetings frequent and regular.  Having looked deeply in the genetic mirror, I see so many bitter days.  I’ve run from the implications and sheltered in the steps.  The humility that...
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Jan.15.2014
January 15   NO MAPS     Maps have existed longer than I have.  By the time of my birth, aerial photography had made pinpoint accuracy the norm.  I can be tracked by satellite on my daily commute.  I can get a Trip Tik and travel to the far reaches of this continent. "...
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Nov.29.2013
November 29     John Grisham   My time hovering low over the ocean has filled me until I am ready to drop.  The weight of what is inside me bears down; I know with the slightest cooperation I will become a rainmaker.  I am mostly fine with this; I know from whence the rain...
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Jul.10.2013
 Early in my brother's foray into 4-H, Dad bought him some sheep--Cheeko, Meeko, Peeko, and Baa Baa. Mine was Baa Baa. (NOT the sheep pictured here. These two were Ophelia and Isaac Hayes from several years later.) We spent nearly every Sunday afternoon that summer, clip, clip clipping the...
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Jun.28.2013
  My language partner Kensuke-san recently went to Hokkaido and said he couldn't wait to return there—as soon as next month! When I asked what was so great about it, he raved about the "freshness," particularly of the trees. He used this word, which he wrote for me in the Skype chat window: 新鮮...
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Jan.19.2013
    January 19     What Is A Sheep To Do?       Things are bad out there.  I see the trouble as I circle within the flock.  Many of us whisper to each other as we pass.  How can I create lasting change?  Is there something helpful that will not...
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Dec.12.2012
  December 12   BLEATING FORMALITY     Stupidity stalks me when I am tired, hijacking my mouth.  I can put this off to pilot error or interruption of service on my neurologic pipeline, but truly I have been captured by senseless, irrational muttonness.  I would love to...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.20.2012
  January 20   BECAUSE       Because I am my father’s child, I make my attendance at meetings frequent and regular.  Having looked deeply in the genetic mirror, I see so many bitter days.  I’ve run from the implications and sheltered in the steps.  The...
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Nov.29.2011
  November 29     John Grisham     My time hovering low over the ocean has filled me until I am ready to drop.  The weight of what is inside me bears down; I know with the slightest cooperation I will become a rainmaker.  I am mostly fine with this; I know from...
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Oct.06.2011
Royals borrowed from wealthy English wool merchants during the 1600s but many experts believe Romans were the importers of the famous “Cotswold Lion”. This sheep had such a nice fleece it weighed twenty-eight pounds. By 1678, the Cotswold’s wool industry had suffered so badly the famous “Cotswold...