Monthly Archives: May 2020

Novelty

Novelty: the quality of being new, original, or unusual. I’ve self-diagnosed myself with novelty fatigue. The last year has been an onslaught of newness and I’m exhausted– probably because change is hard. A person’s support system (emotional, physical, financial) is … Continue reading

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The Ides of May

In accounting, 15 May means we can round up to June, which means we’re just hours away from being halfway through 2020. Half. Way. Thru. 2020. Wow! Just wow! Where did the time go? Seriously– I’ve spent three decades at … Continue reading

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The Blues in Monterey

Green—forest green, hunter green, emerald green— green has always been my favorite color. Maybe growing up in an ever-green pine forest had something to do with that. Since moving to Monterey, I’ve fallen in love with blue. Robin’s egg and … Continue reading

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Last Minute

Watching darkness fall over Monterey Bay, listening to Otis sing about the Dock of the Bay. He wrote that song while in Sausalito, CA, a town just north of San Francisco, which is a little bit northier of here. I … Continue reading

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Soledad

Soledad, the Solitude of the BVM on Holy Saturday in Spanish tradition. Lyle spent the last six weeks with me in Monterey. It’s Freezing! was the top comment of his visit, and we engaged daily in the ages-old battle of the … Continue reading

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