Love Your Neighbor

This was at my door…from my next door neighbor. (I left her cookies a couple of days ago.) Perhaps it’s just this simple (and beautiful). Totally made my day! Merry Christmas everyone. May this day be what you wish it to be!

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Social Media

I’m listening to a collection of songs by Samuel Sim and writing, drinking coffee, sitting with the sunrise. There’s a lot going on in the world. There’s ALWAYS a lot going on in the world. Facebook is an interesting “thing.” Collectively it seems to paint a portrait of humankind. From the worst of actions to […]

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Allowing

Yesterday while at the Post Office I recognized the mayor of Marfa walking in just ahead of me. Ann Marie Nafziger was elected in 2017. She has been living here for close to 14 years (I think I’m remembering that correctly). I was able to recognize her from the few videos I watched in advance […]

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Owning Things

At this point in my life, I own almost nothing.  I’ve never been much into things.  I don’t know why. I’m not sure it matters. I’m just not. I could construct a few stories on that…like my being the fourth of four…ten years behind the third. By the time I came along, I think my […]

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The Irony Angels

An observation about living in a town with 1700 people that covers 1.5 square miles.  It’s impossible to dehumanize a person. That’s because everyone is your neighbor and the likelihood of seeing them over and over is about 100 percent.  Everybody knows everybody.  Yesterday while waiting to get my P.O. Box (Marfa does not have […]

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Safe and Small

There’s this tingly feeling I used to get in my heart when I was a kid…when I felt warm, protected and safe.  I grew up in an alcoholic home and that sense of safety and protection didn’t come often; but when it did, my little-girl-self knew it.  I can’t really describe it. Sometimes along with […]

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Hank’s Coffee

We’ve (Abigail, Pixie and I) have arrived in Marfa.  I’m exhausted and grateful…grateful for all your positive vibes journeying with me! I have felt so loved.  When I arrived at the little house I’m renting, I walked in and was joyfully surprised to find that it was untouched since Hank and I stayed here over […]

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