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Tag: Life

Summer is here!

It is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, which means Summer is here. It also means it's time for me to clean the house.

Chipped paint

beside the chipped paint of this aged 
mansion a bird the 
size of...

Out of sight

There. Just beyond the dirty truck that pays my wages. Beyond the pump jack that draws the oil in homage to greed. Beyond the quarry I load rock from to […]

Porch Sitting 101

One of my very favorite things to do in Mobile, Alabama is to sit on a porch in good weather and watch the world go by.

So many walls

Every time I think I’ve smashed them all I find another fortress

Return to Mobile

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make […]

Loved

One Soul Shared across the endless miles of unknown

Home is…

Home. Such a simple concept and yet always seeming to be just out of reach.

Patience, Old Man

be patient and persevere and you will find your way #Patience #Persevere #Searching #ACaravanOfOne #jmgreff

One Pearl Longer

On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]

Viewpoint:Now

I take in the sight and am filled with a sense of deep peace, with the miracle of this moment. It is captured within me and I am captured within it and it lives forever. Not in the past. Not as a memory, now, because Now is all that ever exists.

Seasons Gratings!

Christmas is over. Thank the gods! I have something to admit: I have a problem with Christmas. Not an objection, I like the idea of families gathering and sharing, I […]

Long Nights Moon

Today I woke to this gorgeous nearly full moon illuminating the clouds from within and was reminded that even in the darkest days there is light. I took some time […]