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Water Finds The Empty Places

We lived below a mountain in a small village in New Mexico on what was once river bottom. The river had long ago become shallow, tame, lowered into the high banks that we would carefully walk down to dip our … Continue reading

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Thank You And Goodbye, Gordon Nash

It has been raining in the Sonoran desert for the last few days. The dust is washed away and the seeds of spring flowers are receiving the good soaking that will bring them into bloom come March and April. Mt. … Continue reading

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Swimming in Stew

The pond is dark – that black-green that hides all things until they surface. The water is cool and still on a hot summer day with just a few dimples of waves lapping at the shore. Red-winged blackbirds fly in … Continue reading

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THE WATER STORIES

In Tucson, Arizona, a thirsty javelina, in its blundering way, knocks a heavy birdbath off its pedestal as the group makes its way across the wildlife corridor which happens to be our porch. Once the bath is righted and filled … Continue reading

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