Monthly Archives: June 2012

Burning Thoughts

At some point, you’d think there would be nothing left to burn. If only. Every week, every day, a new fire seems to start, an old one seems to grow stronger. Names that were places to visit are now battlegrounds. … Continue reading

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Haiku, You Ku, We All Ku

You thought it was gone, But you should have known better. Haiku never dies.   If this feels familiar, blame Arizona. As a lot of folks know, Arizona gets dust storms. Haboobs, if you want to use the local phrase … Continue reading

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Famous First Words

“Er-DEE!” Our nearly two-year-old niece pointed a stubby finger at the nearby finch, then trotted over to the next bird cage. A fresh smile grew on her face as she again pointed excitedly, this time at a pair of parakeets. … Continue reading

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Venus, If You Will

Look! Up in the sky! Well, actually, I hope you didn’t. I know you value having eyesight and all. Most of my friends know that I’m a certified space geek. On Tuesday I had an awful lot of company. Around … Continue reading

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