Monthly Archives: April 2013

One Step Into One Space at One Time

     The tawny owl was trying to extract the simplest point from a complex polyhedron in a pair of twin spiral galaxies that shook him like the A train going downtown in his nether regions.  I was surprised to … Continue reading

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Education in Thee Cause of High Flying Birds

     I was reaching for a bottle of brown beer that had the potential to save my life near the end of a dry day when it tipped over like the waning afternoon and dribbled into the dirt.  Something … Continue reading

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Geometry, Astronomy, Arithmetic, Music

     I had never seen the tawny owl at such a distance, nor through such a maze of diaphanous air.  A funky breeze was blowing croupy toots from below the level of dirt and the ramifications of the cosmic … Continue reading

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Pointing Fingers and Scraping Bone, An Ode to 4/20

Pointing Fingers and Scraping Bone, An Ode to 4/20.

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So Nearly Far Away

     There were isolated moments during the first night after his return from the annual conclave of top level raptors at the highest point in California, Mt. Whitney, when I could hear the tawny owl hooting from one of … Continue reading

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Seed Pecking Teeny Tweeters

     High tide had come and gone.  The avocados were ready for mashing.   The Meyer lemons were primed to be mercilessly sliced and squeezed, the cilantro decimated, and minced.  I had a sharp knife in my hand.  I … Continue reading

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Sad Songs for Emergency Situations

    I was listening to a sad song that was neither bumping, nor grinding, nor ramming, nor jamming.   It did not resemble jumbled pork in the mixer, or bleating sheep dipping, or stoic beef stirring.  It was not … Continue reading

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Close Enough

     It was one of those days.  February felt like May.  Or September.  Buds were busting out of land locked prisons and ditty bopping like Dizzy Gillespie.  Hummingbirds were hitting the liquid pipeline hard.  Oh, the juices that were … Continue reading

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The Name Remains

The Name Remains.

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Arcs, Points, and Clear Paths to Freaking Out

The tawny owl was making a point.  A point to the tawny owl looks like multiples points dissected by a number of tangents that intersect on planes that may exist or not in different galaxies, without any of the constraints … Continue reading

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