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I started the day by rescuing a hummingbird

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Miss the parade? Well, just hang around for a while …

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IMG_9971Well, I missed the civic and military parade today.

As I turned on to the Ancha, I could see in the distance the bright green uniforms of the municipal sanitation crew, standing politely — and at a distance — behind the last of the horseback riders.

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Poem: A writer’s lament during the holidays

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That moment when you realize the offbeat lead to a blog post that you have been struggling with since Thanksgiving isn’t really the lead to a blog post, but an offbeat poem that celebrates the particular insanity that grips us between Halloween and Boxer Day.

I say this, fully cognizant of the fact that I am not a poet.

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Dream sequence: Walking the Length of the Erie Canal

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canal-packet-boatI can only say that the directive to discuss walking the length of the Erie Canal came to me in a dream.

I shall do my best, though, to my knowledge, I’ve never seen the canal.

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Art world goes bananas over Cattelan’s ‘Comedian’ and I want to cash in …

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There’s gold in the streets of Reno, Nevada, in the form of an artistically positioned banana peel.  I want me some!

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In San Miguel’s Centro: Our Lady of the Steps

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She sits on the cold stone stoop. She looks neither left nor right.

Her head is bowed, mostly, her left hand extends for alms.

The hand rests on her knee. It is rigid and curled into an unnatural cup. A shape carved over a lifetime. A boney cup meant to hold, pesos, centavos.

Give or don’t give. It is all the same.