Monthly Archives: March 2014

Immigration Reform in the Cold

I’m always tickled when someone takes my thoughts and expresses them better than I can. For example, “Walking Alone in Late Winter,” a poem by Jane Kenyon, begins: How long the winter has lasted – like a Mahler / symphony, … Continue reading

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Poem in Your Pocket

Finally, snow! A good 12 inches in town… 27 inches up 500-feet higher – and although that snow is up, it will eventually run down and green up the ranching valley floor. As synchronicity would have it, I stumbled across a leftover poem … Continue reading

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Fighting the Dust Bowl Specter

Despite the recent snow, the valley floor hints at green and my heart leaps up.  Spring cannot come soon enough. This has been the longest winter ever, and my mind wanders. The road forks. I take a left turn and find myself in … Continue reading

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