Commencement

Here at the end of the school year I’ve been thinking about what I would say to a class of graduating seniors to mark their commencement. There’s nothing here that you don’t already know. The question is, for all of us, at what point does the reminding help us finally decide to take action. AtContinue reading “Commencement”

What do you mean, it’s over?

Didn’t we just get here? Well, yes, but there’s been a lot going on. It just seems too soon. Yeah, to me too. But this is it. I gotta tell you, I just don’t feel ready for what’s next. I know, it’s hard to feel ready when things are moving so fast. I really meanContinue reading “What do you mean, it’s over?”

Ready the Way

Shovel in the dirt the day after a storm. Saturated clay soil shot through with palm roots; not easy going. Finally, just enough amended space to receive five gallon trees and shrubs. I spread the mulch, kneeling down to smooth it around the thin trunks, damp and dirty jeans seasoned by direct contact. An actContinue reading “Ready the Way”