I’ve been so proud of myself knowing the difference between disk flowers and ray flowers.
I often don’t notice change as it’s happening.
Even now, I know what I saw was not possible, but I did see it.
A cat changed color and size. A sleek little cat (all black), went behind a trash can out by my garage and came out the other side bigger, and mostly white with grey tabby spots (I had been calling her “Lacey.”). I was gazing out the back door, without any particular focus, when the little…
I don’t know whether the temperature actually lowered or my ability to handle the heat improved.
Up until now, my creative efforts have been tucked in at the edges of life …
All of the realizations each of us experience are going to have a profound impact on our post-Covid world. I can’t help speculating about how things will shake out.
“I wonder what it was like to be around in the 60,” he said casually, peering at me out of the corner of his eye. “I’m taking this history class . . .” Not an active question. I tried to respond, but I couldn’t pull together a meaningful response. So I started thinking about it…
Each of us has a unique approach to acting in the world. Mine may be different from yours, but maybe both have value.
It means admiring Morticia Addams as she follows the beat of her own eccentric drummer. It means standing (like Morticia) outside of normal with compassion for the attempts of others to be normal.