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Rhubarb sauce & greens

I spent the past weekend in last years camping hammock, strung up on my balcony at home, reading a book by Robert Moor titled “On Trails.” He brings up the question surrounding why living things developed the evolutionary ability to

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First day log (CMH to PDX)

Got off to the airport without a hitch. The backpack duffle I picked up Friday night, Trump traffic be damned, worked out very well. It even had space to spare for my trekking poles, foam bedroll and my still muddy

Pizza for a stranger… & a personal lesson in dignity

I often times take lunch instead of giving up that time slot for yet more meetings. I know, it’s shocking to some, but it’s part of managing my stress level while keeping balance in a fast-paced environment. Today is one

Independence Day in Trump’s America

My husband came home tonight and told me a story of being at a convenience store with around six people in line earlier today. An African American man was managing the shop. While in line Eddie saw the manager approach

One for the books

The Pets Without Parents 5k was amazing, and as a no kill shelter $10k is a huge thing. I likened being at the starting line with all the other people this morning to “being surrounded by happy.” The thought that

The space between Friday & the weekend

Its pizza night on a rainy Friday Ohio evening. I love going to Dante’s Pizza in Clintonville where Eddie and I used to live in the late part of the 2000’s. It’s a family run hole in the wall with,

Friends & teachers

The weekend was planned out loosely and packed with really cool stuff to do in Washington DC for the Pride March. That’s what they remained though, unrealized plans. Life presented itself with a deeply personal issue that caused me to

“Whisker fatigue?”

It’s a well established fact that cats fuel the internet. Without them there would be no soul or purpose to our collective online experience. Given that I’ve had two sets of cats over the past three decades, I was surprised to

Tattoo inspiration

I had some time to stop by a bookstore yesterday and found a couple interesting tattoo books. Now that the back piece is getting serious I’m sort of thinking ahead to the chest and arms I want to work on

Summer Sundays

I’ve been thinking a lot about where I spend my energy lately. How and where I plug into the throbbing noise that are the billions of data points generated seemingly per minute on the digital landscape. In fact a colleague

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