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Extinction Haiku: Florida Panther

Tawny brown wild cat She prowls at night with quiet grace Nimble, sleek huntress      

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment


After the Dalai Lama took the stage he stood for a minute to watch the opening musicians as he tapped his fingers on his knees to the rhythm.  One of … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

the fate of a Black Cat

As the cherry blossoms burst forth, framing the sky with fragrant pink earrings, a black cat slinks towards a young boy.  The boy observes his mother patiently tending to the … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

What does natural gas look like?

I read today on one of my favorite NPR blogs, krulich wonders: ROBERT KRULWICH ON SCIENCE, that satellite images of the earth at night have revealed a large expanse of light in North … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Irrationally Brave and Anxiously Fearless

People keep waving me over to their office with a discreet twirl of the fingers.  They assume the inquisitive, trustworthy expression on their face will mask  the fact that they’ve … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

I-70 Haiku – the bitter replacement

I wrote a haiku The best I’ve ever written The dog chewed it up There is a place in the Utah desert where Interstate 70 begins.   Having grown up in … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

“Primordial Soup” and James Cameron

Have you ever heard the term “primordial soup” or seen the movie “Titanic?”  Do you know what they have in common? In the span of one hour this week, I … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

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