A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A TREE

I’ve been desperate for some respite from the wildfire devastation and looming threat of war that’s been playing across my screen each day, and 20 minutes ago it appeared: a video that showcases one year in the life of a single tree–through the change of seasons and the many woodland inhabitants that stop by for […]

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ONLY YOU

Because a friend asked me about Alison Moyet today and “Only You,” and because then I got to thinking about her voice and the acapella cover by The Flying Pickets…. “Looking from a window above, it’s like a story of loveCan you hear meCame back only yesterdayI’m moving further awayWant you near me All I […]

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OH MY STARS

Have a seat upon this branch of mineIt’s been a while honey I think I feel fineI see the question mark a top your spineI’ve got a ladder honey won’t you let me climbTell me all about your foreign warsAnd all about the photographs that line your drawers‘Cause I know a lot about closing doorsBut […]

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BENEDICTION

May all of your days shine brightly,And your nights blessed with peace,Wherever you lay down to sleep. And all things are made goodFor those who believe.May you grow from the seedInto a strong, frutiful tree. As the days unfold, hold your breath to see-Life is a mystery.And joy, it is severe, when the way is […]

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THE BOOK OF LOVE

The book of love is long and boringNo one can lift the damn thingIt’s full of charts and facts and figuresand instructions for dancingbut I, I love it when you read to meand you, you can read me anything The book of love has music in itIn fact that’s where music comes fromSome of it […]

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