Monthly Archives: June 2012

Valor vs. Discretion

By ten o’clock, we were in the eighties and well on own way to a predicted heat index of a hundred-and-one. My occasional bits of work in the un-shaded parts soon had my clothes soaked with sweat. Continue reading

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Stamina

On a Friday afternoon in June, preparing for the Warrior Dash, I pull on my running togs and head out the door. It is cloudy with no wind, two factors that are definitely in my favor, at least for the short term. Continue reading

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A New Path

I never liked running for the sake of conditioning or training or as a means of transportation. Continue reading

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Instruction

We learn forgiveness
flows in every direction
or not at all.
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At the Corner of Royal and St. Peter

She stands in the street,
heat and humidity of a New Orleans afternoon,
flailing at her guitar and wailing her song.
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Polite Refusals

Randa and I are dining at an outdoor balcony table on Decatur Street in New Orleans Continue reading

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Praying for Rain on a Lord’s Day Evening

I lie awake
a little past ten,
still praying for rain,
even while watching the lightning Continue reading

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