It was the end of a long day. You and your friend Absalom had spent it exploring the byways, talking and laughing and getting out of the car wherever the spirit moved you, taking in the sights and sounds and smells of the river and the tall pines and the pushing and pulling tides of this … Continue reading "Give freely of what you find"
Five pelicans, flying in formation, skimming low over the water on the lookout for fish. A thirteen-year-old golden retriever lowering himself to his haunches in the surf, then clambering out on the sand to wiggle ecstatically on his back. Bubbles rising silently in a straight-sided copper bottom pot. The same pot a few minutes later, … Continue reading A few things I saw this morning