Monthly Archives: January 2011

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WRITING THE HEART

Or righting, the heart — well written. A decade ago, when my youngest brother was killed, the idea of working in, working round and walking into the grief was done with writing. That time, every day, the journal working into … Continue reading

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COURAGE AND THE HEART

COURAGE AND THE HEART Thinking about the heart, talking to my mother — we were talking about the idea of courage. There are people that seem to have extraordinary courage in facing the challenges that cloud around them — yet … Continue reading

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THE SIGN TO THE CENTER OF THE WORLD

THE SIGN TO THE CENTER OF THE WORLD I know this way, walking in a certain path, down a certain street — following a line that’s been scribed for 50 years — that at just the right time, I will … Continue reading

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THE BOOK OF THE ANGLES

I found a book, turning the pages there was a guide, and that was the collection of all the angles in the universe. As I turn the pages, the book opens out, and even in the dimensionality of the turning, … Continue reading

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WALKING THE SKY WAY

In Portland, last night, I could see the glimmer of the moon, fullish — hidden in the mists of the late sky; there were no stars to be seen — except straight up, in the darkest part of the arc … Continue reading

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THE HEART OF IRON

As I walk the abandoned farm land of pressed grains, weeds and rushes, since there is a chill – I can hear the needles of cedar, pine, crackling like ice. And there, in the field, is a piece of rusted … Continue reading

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THE MEDITATION OF CHOPPING WOOD

To the wood, the physical practice of chopping wood is the distinction from the hard, and blood scenting brace of cold iron — the blade of the ax — to the splitting wet of the wood that is new, and … Continue reading

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The Air Billboard

It’s one thing to consider design as: performance, entertainment, strategic foundations, sketching, statement impressions — or, all of the above. In thinking about the legacies of environmental meditations on the efforts of Turrell, Goldsworthy, Lin — these are combinant. The … Continue reading

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Matthew Girvin | Ten Years

Matthew Girvin, on the day of his receipt of his Unicef passport – the global passcard of commitment to humanity It was today, ten years back, that my father called me to let me know that we’d lost my brother … Continue reading

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METAPHORS OF THE LUMINOUS INTELLIGENCE

BRIGHT LIGHT LIGHT MIND. METAPHORS OF THE LUMINOUS INTELLIGENCE I’ve been working with scientists, these days, exploring ways to tell stories in a manner that people can understand. Or better still, ways that truly celebrate the power of what they … Continue reading

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