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Once I was a big drop of water; I spread around and became part of many living in the land . . . And in three different lands – a triptych of settings and details and lives lived in this one body – I made my way – growing, struggling, and thriving through the scenes. The […]

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Things are mighty quiet back here after the raucous cacophony of horns, voices, laughter, music, life I left in New York City last week. But here is where the wind lives, the popping of fall grasshoppers into bushes as you go by, the scraping of gravel underfoot, the crack of a raven’s call as it splits the […]

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(Near) Death Becomes Her

Two days ago, it rained from 5a and didn’t stop until 3a the following morning. EXCEPT! – for the brief hour around 5p, when the sun came out long enough to snap two pictures of the rainbow it spread across the eastern horizon. Not knowing it was going to storm – and I mean STORM […]

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Weekend South, Pt. 2 – Failure Renewed (Sunday)

In other parts of the country, the month of September means school, changing leaves, or possibly the observation of Teddy Bear Day (a real thing). To New Mexicans, however, September is synonymous with one thing: CHILE. Red, green, fresh, fired, hot, mild, however you like it. Drive across the Rio Grande bridge in Albuquerque with […]

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