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Life as a Miracle: though petrified, I prevailed


“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”

Joan Didion’s famed opening line resounded the air as I took my first step into the slot canyon. I hoped I’d survive to tell this story. We’d read, in a Nat Geo article, that the walk in/out of Petra was four miles and I had a gimp.… ...

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Allerton Gardens. In a Heartbeat

A long time ago, in a place called Allerton Gardens on the island of Kauai…

No, this is not a fairytale, though the botanical gardens walks one back in time and place… to sublime.

http://allerton gardens

Allerton is not the Garden of Eden, but close.… ...

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Neighborly Way

A great thing occurred the other day. I emerged from our home, eager for a gentle stroll, and talked with neighbors: one, two, three, four. A fifth a day later. A sixth is traveling in the Southern Hemisphere. We’ll talk with her when she gets back.… ...

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Walk like a Norwegian

Can you overlay the title paraphrase on the Bangles’ hit song? The mesmerizing melody could haunt…

If you can’t, here’s help from your friend, Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv6tuzHUuuk

I’ve been attempting to walk like a Norwegian for several months, greatly affected by the hyper erect posture of the country’s people, universally witnessed throughout Scandinavia actually, where we touristed for two weeks.… ...

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On the ragged edge of Physics

imagesOn the ragged edge of Physics, I walk – though not in stilettos like these. I dislike the color green…  As well as the prospect of pitching forward, face planted in pavement, clothing ruined and ego stubbed like my toes.

Foot and knee foibles are an inheritance, and good posture is not among my best traits, despite my mother’s and chiropractors’ tutelage. … ...

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