a thousand tiny nows

My wall calendar page for February shows a dandelion puffball, some of the wishes floating out on the wind, and the text, “Someday is made up of a thousand tiny nows.” Indeed. David used to have a bit where he’d...

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make a wish

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. ~Doug Larson Loving dandelions feels like a revolutionary act. People in the suburbs don’t like them. There are whole aisles...

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every fresh start

You are full of unshaped dreams… You are laden with beginnings… There is hope in you… ~ Lola Ridge (from TWLOHA page on FB) “Now I can finally start my life,” she said. “This time,” I said to her...

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turning the page at last

And then, without much fanfare at all, that was the end of the Year of Perpetual Suck. One of the things that surprised me most about 2012 was how many people had a truly, spectacularly awful year. As a calendar year, it kind of...

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