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Transition

Nothing symbolizes the transition from autumn to winter better than pumpkins and other winter squashes. I love to see the variety of shapes and colors, from the weird knobby kinds to the smooth green ones and the flamboyant orange pumpkins. … Continue reading

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What’s the Point of Writing?

Why do I write? My first poem began percolating in my head after seeing Werner Herzog’s movie “Kaspar Hauser.” Kaspar’s struggle made me aware of my own longing for deep communication and understanding. At 17, life was expanding, there was … Continue reading

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Below the Canopy

After weeks of lackluster fall colors, the final few glorious autumn days gifted us with a brilliant palette of colors. Wochenlang waren die Herbstfarben langweiling und glanzlos. Aber die letzten paar herrlichen Herbsttage beschenkten uns mit einer brillanten Farbenpalette. I … Continue reading

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Change – Curse or Blessing?

Fall equinox and a blood moon and lunar eclipse (which we didn’t get to see here because of cloudy, rainy weather) bring along physical and tangible changes (shorter days, cooler weather, change in clothing and eating patterns) and metaphysical and … Continue reading

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Today was a Good Day

Sunday was a good day for a hike up on Spruce Knob, West Virginia’s highest mountain. The air is so clear that you can see for miles from the top. It’s a great day to ride motorcycles with a group … Continue reading

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