I just wanted to share this lovely video from the late Oregon Poet Laureate, Peter Sears. His project, Expanding Voices, has a message that is so vital now.

Quarentine Poem

It has been like a million years since I have posted on this site for you. That is about to change. I also feel I have been in quarantine for a million years. But it feels okay, not lonely, just contemplative. Here is a poem about living in quarantine at Ruckle Road: Ruckle Road Quarantine … More Quarentine Poem

Eulogy for Marge

My Mother-In-Law, Marge Ettinger passed on May 23. I would like to share with you a villanelle I wrote to celebrate this remarkable woman I had the honor to call Mom. Eulogy for Marge Ettinger May 23, 2019   She lived for the love of wild things, penstemon on a hillside along the Deschutes, but … More Eulogy for Marge