Monthly Archives: October 2012

For those in peril on the sea…..and land

The sun is out in Watertown this morning, after a long, dark, windy night. Darker for some than others, with widespread power outages. This behemoth of a tree spread across Russell Ave. greeted me on my way to work this … Continue reading

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Leaves Leaving Life

A shopping cart full of leaves — I wonder why. Was someone using the cart to transport leaves after raking? Were they carefully selecting leaves and tenderly placing them in the cart for an (enormous) art project? Were they just … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows on Mt. Auburn St.

We dedicated a beautiful tree in the yard of Church of the Good Shepherd on Saturday. The tree, a “Valley Forge” Elm, honors Janet Bunbury, who in her long life has tirelessly advocated for trees, community gardens, and environmental protection. … Continue reading

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Who’s blessing whom?

This is my friend Visa, whom I had the honor of blessing tonight at our St. Francis Day service.  Visa took the blessing well, letting me put my hand on her head and get her a little wet with holy … Continue reading

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