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The Real Art Of The Deal

Listen. I was never a George Bush fan. Probably even called him a nasty name or two. Thought he was incompetent and way too conservative. Oh, but that was then, this is now.   What I’ve come to see is … Continue reading

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This is Who We Are, This is What We Do (In honor of President Rene Matsumoto)

Rotarians are committed to the neighborhood, the common good one worldwide brotherhood of friends who tend to lead with heart and selfless stewardship one million members strong, a community of public servants fighting to right the social wrongs   Their … Continue reading

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This Flag is a Mirror

Beneath these spacious skies and Diablo’s majestic face We’re called to give thanks on this day of days For our forbearers’ fortitude, their refusal to be held hostage to tyranny And their call to create something bold and right, new … Continue reading

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Still Life

Someone is washing my feet Clipping my nails Head down, steady in her work   Outside, a couple sit together as one Backs to the sun Remembering the life they left behind   Shoulder to shoulder In sari and ski … Continue reading

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Homage

He would have turned 90 today, had he lived another year His body, tinned ashes    buried beneath a tree, close to home soothed now by wind and swooping soaring birds   We called him birdmanmac forever trying to outsmart … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

The doors open like butterfly wings signaling change rebirth new life emerging from the inside out   renovation, variation, transformation, growth this space repainted in butterfly colors repurposed in a delicate dance between the practical and the fanciful where learning … Continue reading

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Still life, winter

We woke to rain again a steady drumbeat turning oil-black night to lead-grey daybreak no light no sun still, a day to be had, a life to lead

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