Monthly Archives: May 2015

Oh!

Every time  I pass them, my breath catches and I stifle the urge to audibly say, “Oh!” They are so lovely. Dozens of tulips bunched in green-leafed patches, their colors shouting into the sky: brash red; wild, happy orange; fervent … Continue reading

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Running from Aging

Five years ago, at age 50, instead of slowing down my exercise routine, I ramped it up. My regular runs went from three miles to five. My speed went from a comfortable, and therefore not too effective, ten minute mile … Continue reading

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Cathartes Aura

As high as 20,000 feet, they glide, traveling up to 200 miles a day during migration and this with virtually no flapping of their wings for miles. Instead, they ride thermal currents, holding their outstretched wings in dihedral position, tips … Continue reading

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