Monthly Archives: August 2014

August 12 epic rain

“Detroit Metro Airport in Romulus set a record with 4.57 inches of rain, more than doubling the previous high-water mark, 2.06, notched in 1964. . . . On the southbound Lodge near Six Mile, with no movement on the freeway, … Continue reading

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August 11 Radishes

Monday August 11 “Cloudy skies this morning followed by thunderstorms during the afternoon. High around 75F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.”   So Weather.com tells me at 7:35 am.  7:35 reminds me that I am … Continue reading

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Friday August 8 Head & Heart

Friday, the 8th of August I don’t know where these two notes came from.   When did I come across Herman Melville’s note to Nathaniel Hawthorne?  Decades ago, that’s for sure, when I fell in love with the snap and … Continue reading

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August 7 – Keeping Vigil

Thursday August 7  –  Grieving Making oatmeal and tea this morning I noticed more sadness in me than usual.    Several good friends have lost someone too young to lose;  others have been orphaned by keeping vigil with an older … Continue reading

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August 6 When Teachers come to Learn

Wednesday August 6 — “Hurry” Yesterday our Fitness Center looked alive and fresh with the energies of c 375 teachers and administrators from the Schools of the Archdiocese.   I stopped by late in the morning;  they weren’t in Fitness … Continue reading

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August 5 – morning rain

Tuesday August 5  – “a doorway into silence” Pulses of intense rain when I woke, without a lot of wind.  And more to come says weather.com,   Perhaps a soaker without broken trees, a summer day (“Scattered thunderstorms this morning, … Continue reading

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Work Day in a Hard Time August 4

Monday August 4  –  start-up time Rabindranath Tagore’s Poem # 1 from Gitanjali will probably be familiar to readers of this list.  Today it appears  for the third time.  No surprise perhaps because I love it as a blessing looking out into … Continue reading

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