Tag Archives: summer

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A Place.  There is a large corner vacant lot on my Home-by-the-Highway Walk.  Its space is defined by nine oak trees growing in a rough circle.  There are two concrete benches, one near the north corner, under a willow oak, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Technical equipment glows with an ominous blue.  The receiver for the internet radio in the music room and the device for the wireless internet and the connection of the computer to the power source in the study seek to impress … Continue reading

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The fullness of summer is evident in rapidly growing grass and trees and in the blooming of things.  The crepe myrtles throughout the town, including in my yard, are full, heavy with white, red, pink, or fuchsia flowers.  My small … Continue reading

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The singing of two great nineteenth century hymns during church service Sunday brought remembrances.  At Duke Chapel, the organist opened all stops and the hundred voice choir recessed to “Marching to Zion.”  We were Zion-bound, all right.  At Trinity United … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Summer is at full.  The sun is hot and bright and illuminates vibrant and strong greens of leaves and grass.  Smells are acute, sweet smells of summer flowers and putrid smells of rotting things.  Thunderstorms are frequent and often dramatic.  … Continue reading

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