Tag Archives: Family & Friends

From the Bookshelf: Twigs in my Hair, A Gardening Memoir, by Cynthia Reyes

A common Post-Enlightenment concept is that occupations have an art and science to them.  As a therapist, sometimes I approach an intervention from the science side, using the concept of evidence-based practice to guide the rehabilitation process.  Biological, neurological, or … Continue reading

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Poem: Graduation

Mid-tide water laps the shore, A mild breeze casts light waves Upon the deep-blue across the bay. The sky, cloudless, crosses, Horizon to horizon, dropping behind Distant edges of islands’ green trees. Silhouetted against those Ribbons of land, white sails … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Beach Farmer?

Farming is a year-round venture.  One might think that during winter, the equipment is put away, and the only tasks is to bring in wood to keep the wood stove burning hot.  My regular readers might also think that I … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Dystopian Theatre Weekend…

A well produced play, or plays, does not need to connote that they are pleasant to watch.  if enjoyment or amusement were the main criteria for attending a show, I would probably stay home.  Tragedies, or conflict-driven plays may be … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Acquiring Antiques

I grew up with the Protestant idea that God had a city built in heaven awaiting Christians.  Some of this belief came from scriptural references, such as John 14:2, “In my father’s house are many mansions… I go to prepare … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Room for Two Much Fun

If you caught the literary reference in the title for our remodeled guest room, A Room with a View, the 19th century novel by E. M. Foster (and if you stay in the room, you will notice lots of books … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Old-Timey Love

When my wife & I were courting 25 years ago, I enjoyed visiting with her family in New England.  Conversations were full of old-timey wit and wisdom.  Some of mottoes have stayed around with us through the years.  Her father … Continue reading

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