Tag Archives: Nature

The Life of Pi

Warning: There are a few spoilers in this blog, but I don’t think anything I could say could possibly take away from the experience of actually seeing this film. A couple of days ago I saw Ang Lee’s Life of … Continue reading

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When The Eyes of the Soul Are Open

Last week I had to undergo the ordeal of having yet another follow-up bone scan and chest/pelvic CT scan. I have been cancer free and healthy since April 20th, 2010, but since my oncologist took me off all the drugs—the … Continue reading

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Baba Yaga and the Birds

“When was the last time you laid your head in the lap of awe?” –From A Knock at the Door This spring and summer has been a time of winged creatures for me. They have appeared in my life like … Continue reading

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Rainbow Rattlesnake

As I was driving home from running my errands, I turned into my street and was shocked to see a huge rainbow filling up the entire sky behind me. In a strange way it made me think of a story … Continue reading

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Eye to Eye with a Red-Shouldered Hawk

                                                                                                            –for Bob Roberts The other day I was taking my daily walk in the Los Rios District of San Juan Capistrano and I came eye to eye with a red-shouldered hawk sitting in a bush next to the street. … Continue reading

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