Monthly Archives: April 2015

Horn of Less than Plenty

I don’t know much about Trevor Horn. To be truthful, the 80s were a lost decade for me musically; fortunately 20-20 hindsight finds this to be largely addition by subtraction. But I digress. In my dream, I was at some sort … Continue reading

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an unwelcome guest

Walking out the door this morning, I beheld an all-too-familiar sight: light snow flurries under partly cloudy skies. It’s short-lived, and it isn’t going to accumulate, but given that I dared to leave the house without a jacket only days … Continue reading

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how soon we forget…

Even for the most seasoned New Englander, it’s tough to calmly find G-rated words to describe the winter we just went through. The photo above was taken on February 15, when there were somewhere between 3 and 4 feet of snow … Continue reading

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waiting for the light to change

Now that the weather was nice, and the sidewalks clear of snow, he was back — as sure as dandelions on suburban lawns. He was a regular — not that he ever bought anything, but he was there every Saturday morning, wheeling his shopping … Continue reading

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dream, interrupted

When I dream, it’s usually in the wee hours of the morning. The conditions need to be just right for me to get into a pattern of lucid, complicated dreams: adequate sleep, few preoccupations and sufficient distance from an often … Continue reading

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at long last Spring

In another day or two, the last pile of snow in our backyard – that one spot that never sees direct sunlight – will be gone. I left the house this morning to run an errand without wearing winter gloves … Continue reading

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fever dreams

I’m home from work with a cold today. I should be in bed resting, but I find that when I fall asleep, I’m dreaming about work – projects I need to start or finish, emails unsent or sent too hastily – … Continue reading

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