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Feb
21
Tracing the Image of Eve: A Homeless Woman in San Diego

Tracing the Image of Eve: A Homeless Woman in San Diego

The Voice of Leaves On a very strange occasion, a woman screamed with considerable power, her voice tearing through the
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Feb
08
Updates

Updates

Greetings and many thanks to you for sharing your coffee time with me, enjoying the latest essays and collages. I
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Feb
07
An Occasional Absence: On the Poignance of Photographs

An Occasional Absence: On the Poignance of Photographs

As a stationary expression of time, a photograph suggests the arrival of memories, not necessarily of the prosaic kind but
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Jan
25
A Cardinal in the Superstitions: Reflections on Nature and History

A Cardinal in the Superstitions: Reflections on Nature and History

I had never before seen the crested head of the Cardinal in its glory—at least, not in person. Though
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Jan
25
Picture the Story: Writing Workshop Materials

Picture the Story: Writing Workshop Materials

For those who enjoy creative writing exercises, I have included a link to one of my workshop packages. I designed
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Jan
17
Insidious Persuasion: Regarding Three Photos of the Reverend Jim Jones

Insidious Persuasion: Regarding Three Photos of the Reverend Jim Jones

On November 18, 1978, nearly all 900 members of the Peoples Temple in Guyana, a "church" founded by
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Dec
31
Quartzsite Digressions: A Photo Essay

Quartzsite Digressions: A Photo Essay

A sense of dignity as well as desolation pervades this town, blue skies punctuating fallen buildings and the strange ironies
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Dec
31
The Winter Passage: Quartzsite, Arizona

The Winter Passage: Quartzsite, Arizona

One evening, in the comforting presence of autumn, I stepped out of my motorhome to appreciate the hour, as shades
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Dec
20
Glory to Jesus Christ

Glory to Jesus Christ

As we gather with friends and family during this difficult year, we remember that the risen Lord rules from heaven
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Dec
17
Travel Digressions: The Coconino National Forest and the Beauty of Memorials

Travel Digressions: The Coconino National Forest and the Beauty of Memorials

During the summer months, I enjoyed a visit to the Flagstaff RV Park, a beautiful spot situated among pines at
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