Monthly Archives: May 2011

WordPress photo challenge: water

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tattoos: a meditation on the nature of impermanence

“Will that wash off?” – several great aunts “How much did it hurt?”- dozens of people, with and without tattoos of their own. The reason we change our bodies is: we know we’ll be changing bodies soon.  Better to make … Continue reading

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wordpress photo challenge: tiny

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Baking a cake at high altitude…

…is like driving without my glasses.  I just don’t know what I’m doing, and someone is going to get hurt.  My first attempt at a cake measured well under two inches high; it was two layers “tall” with lots of … Continue reading

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childhood occupations

Taking on another WordPress prompt: what I wanted to be when I grew up.  At first I wanted to be an architect.  I liked building with Legos and blocks, and especially these cool wooden “castle blocks”; they were round, for … Continue reading

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photo challenge: red

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photo challenge: wildlife

I believe this little bird is a Harris Jay; he came right up to us last summer, on the shores of Finch Lake.  It’s one of the most beautiful places on earth, a glacial lake inside Rocky Mountain National Park, … Continue reading

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