Monthly Archives: June 2011

get your feet wet

it is a brisk summer morning and the pool is still as glass. six kids, all nine and ten, stand on their blocks staring at the man in the black and white striped shirt, waiting. . . they look determined, … Continue reading

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to be home. . .

home is the place where love creeps in and fills each crevice. you often find it where you least expect or need it the most. . . when i arrived home last night from nine days away, i fell in … Continue reading

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Orthotics please!

new insight #1: honeymoon destinations make you feel old. i don’t think i place myself in a category of getting older until i am so abruptly reminded by 24 year old honeymooners. as they bond with the other 20 something … Continue reading

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hiking boots required:

it’s a long way from Belize city and doing good in the world; blancaneux lodge is tucked in the pine forest reserve not far from the jungles of belize and guatamala. it is beautiful, relaxing and far from civilization. There … Continue reading

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any shoes are perfect shoes for today…..

the past two days have been some of the most memorable of my life. andra and lindsey finally arrived, minus zoe; after the airport trauma zoe headed for home and was too emotionally drained to head back when andra and … Continue reading

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Darn converse…

driving to the airport today i was surprised to remember that this trip has been almost two years in the making. i felt calm and excited to finish what we had started so long ago. the airport mocked my calm … Continue reading

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who needs shoes. . .

my grandfather was a large man with a delicate smile. he walked the world with a dedication for what is right and demanded that of others. he gave of himself with love and devotion and expected dedication and exceptionalism in … Continue reading

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