Category Archives: Writings


Two years ago today she passed away… too young terrible how long it takes tears to dry. I know I know… she was ‘just’ a cat. No. She wasn’t. She was PurrGirl. No better cat ever lived.   Advertisements

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May Morning

Through the fog I see sunshine streaming through the trees. Dawn’s filtered triumph.  

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Mother’s Day

Bobbi June so many selves contained within your singular lovely body: daughter, sister, student, equestrian, pianist, skier, artist, model, poet, calligrapher, baker, knitter, storyteller and historian, listener extraordinaire, friend to many, wife to one. To me you were simply Mother, … Continue reading

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First Goldfinch arrives (April 15, 2013)

Auriferous prince of the feathered domain alights on the bird feeder, settles on its perch and dines. Delighting with the suddenness of this arrival, I stop and watch the season’s first male goldfinch. On this chilly, damp, gray day, when … Continue reading

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Spring’s Vagaries

After many days where blue warmth and sun glazed skies intoned a radiance to the hours a grayness now settles over this freshly bloomed earth. The air, windless but quite cold, speaks of a former season we thought long departed. … Continue reading

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