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Sensitive

This is a sensitive fern. It doesn’t look like most other ferns.  It is fleshy and light green, very distinct.      does not equal   However, I am sensitive.  Extremely sensitive.  Inconveniently sensitive.  Limitingly sensitive. Part of it is energy. The more energy … Continue reading

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Life Energy

Last month’s Bard assignment was to write a poem.  I haven’t written a poem since high school, but I thought – why not?  After many weeks, several edits, and the help of my lady, a friendly old white pine (Pinus strobus) … Continue reading

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Flavors of Fatigue

As my energy returns, I am a kid in a candy shop – excitedly rushing here and there, poking at each new shape or bright color that passes through my field of vision.  I can do that and that and that.  I look at the … Continue reading

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Manic

It is 4 am and I am full of energy.  I don’t know what to do with all of it.  Extra.  I haven’t had extra energy in 17 months and 14 days.  Do healthy people have this level of energy all … Continue reading

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Fragmented

I stand in my office and stare at the paper in my hand.  I just want to check it one last time before sending it off to the State. 6/11/14 That look right.  I put it down, pause, then pick it … Continue reading

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Quick Stop

I am easing a paperback book into my green soft-sided lunch pail when I find the post-it note. Written on the slip of paper are the words “wet cat food” and “deposit check”. I wrote those two things down this … Continue reading

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An Evening To Exercise

I try to relax my head, my body, breathing slowly. I want to exercise today. I really do. My head gently thunks to the beat of my heart. That’s not going to work. I have to get rid of my … Continue reading

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The Hours Between Now and Where I Want To Be

As I walk into my office, I scarcely register my desk, my coworkers, the work scattered around me. My mind is on clay – pot design and glazes. I can’t wait until my work day is done so I can … Continue reading

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Three Gifts of Influenza

Most experiences are not all good, or all bad – rather like people.  As the flu leaves my daily life, I want to take a moment and highlight three gifts resulting from the last three weeks of fever, hawking phlegm, exhaustion, pink eye, and deferred tasks. … Continue reading

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Day 29 ~ No Reason To Rush

It is 4 pm. Do you know what I have done today? I woke up, ate breakfast, read a book, got the mail, ate lunch, and then napped. In the past 15 minutes, I have cleared my head enough to … Continue reading

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