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People, places, and and the uncommonplace telling stories as they travel with Morganica (Cynthia Morgan) in mind and memory; neighbors, friends, and findings

13 02, 2019

Cookie karma

2019-02-13T19:33:04-07:00

Some of us are born just absolutely stuffed to the gills with winkarma. The rest of us get it doled out out by the God of Adventure, who is one stingy bastard. I used up my winkarma allocation decades ago, on a box of cookies.

Cookie karma 2019-02-13T19:33:04-07:00
17 10, 2018

William the Conqueror-squirrel comes a-fostering

2018-10-17T14:05:04-07:00

William the Conqueror-squirrel is now part of a household already enriched by Lola, Nikki, The Resident Carpenter, about a million saltwater denizens of the deep, assorted garden vegetables, and a number of wild critters living (only, I hope) in the backyard. This is the story of a squirrel orphan being rehabbed to the wilderness.

William the Conqueror-squirrel comes a-fostering 2018-10-17T14:05:04-07:00
26 04, 2018

Jury booty

2018-04-26T15:26:30-07:00

A month ago, traversing this sandy path down to the river would have been unthinkable. Yet here I am. "SHE," said the guard, pointing to me, "is what we call S.T.U.B.B.O.R.N." "Absolutely," I grinned, and continued to climb [...]

Jury booty 2018-04-26T15:26:30-07:00
23 04, 2018

Beachwalking and the denizens of the deep

2018-05-08T20:33:58-07:00

My very first in-person tidepool since falling. It was glorious. Here's what they don't tell you about recovery from a catastrophic injury: It's only gradual from the 10,000-foot view. Up close, it's fits, starts, and frustration, punctuated by [...]

Beachwalking and the denizens of the deep 2018-05-08T20:33:58-07:00
18 04, 2018

Walking and the well-grounded non-gardener

2018-05-08T20:43:12-07:00

"Do you have a cane?" Brenda-the-PT asked, and I nodded, "Good. Bring it next time. I want you to graduate from your walker to a cane." Heady stuff. Me, not lugging around walkers and wheelchairs? Wow. "No long walks on [...]

Walking and the well-grounded non-gardener 2018-05-08T20:43:12-07:00
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