My Trickster Self

I wake in the dark and remember it is the morning when I must start by myself on the journey…. — W.S. Merwin I ran this morning, first into the wind and then blown back by the wind: four miles total. I run first thing in the morning so that I do not talk myself […]

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Late February Thoughts

At 12:45 this afternoon the temperature is -2. The wind is blowing 30 miles per hour. The windchill is -27. The fact that the sun is shining does not soften the inhospitableness of the afternoon. The wind moans; snow cuts through the air; drifts climb steadily higher against the shed and house. There will be […]

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