Celebrating a Year

May 9, 2017

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Spring continues to delight the senses.

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May 22, 2017 at 9:17 pm

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May 8, 2017

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The Instrumental Ensemble concert at my school ends the semester’s work this evening. I go, in solidarity with my colleague C, who leads the group, and take pictures, as I always do. One last time, as I am on my way out of professor-dom, into full-time musician status. It still feels odd, but good, that this phase of my life is ending.

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May 22, 2017 at 9:16 pm

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May 7, 2017

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The andromeda blooming, and growing, in my yard. Giant exotic bushes now, that will grow to a less showy summer hedge, one that must have been here for decades. I, the most recent resident, am the happy beneficiary of the foresight of someone else, perhaps the first resident of the house in the 1930s.

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May 22, 2017 at 8:58 pm

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May 6, 2017

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Of all the spring flower wonders, lilacs are my favorite. Their color, fragrance, form are full of nostalgia for me as well. When I was a student heading back to college after a spring break at home, my dad would always always cut armsfull of lilacs for me to take back. A bit of home to grace my institutional dorm. The neighborhood is full of the scent today, and I cut some in my yard to bring indoors.

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May 22, 2017 at 8:28 pm

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May 5, 2017

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My shade garden adds a lovely shade of blue to the backyard.

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May 22, 2017 at 7:27 pm

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May 4, 2017

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Seen on my walk today, a canopy of girly frilly blooms against a grey sky.

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May 22, 2017 at 7:23 pm

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week 446 ~ spring rain full of dreams

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spring rain full of dreams
but whose will come true
wishing on moonbeams
spring rains full of dreams
tell me if it seems
skies will soon be blue
spring rain full of dreams
but whose will come true

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May 22, 2017 at 7:21 pm

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