First Five Fragments for Friday

1. Among the places that stay with me: Pipestone.

2. It’s startling how many people who are a daily part of my life now were not part of it five years ago.

3. At a play last night that had signs warning of mature content and nudity before we went into the theater. Naturally, the nudity was limited to the top half of the female body.

4. After two weeks, I’m falling into a rhythm with my houseguests from the U.K. Which means, of course, that they’re ready to leave and I’ll drop them at the airport later this morning.

5. Plans for this weekend include silence.

And your fragments are….?

Happy Friday!

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  1. #2 – I agree, especially the little people. How did we live without them before this?

    Silence is a wonderful thing. I don't even like background music anymore when I write. Just nothingness. It's amazing how silent it gets when the power goes out. No background hum of electronics.


  2. Remember right after 9-11 when all the planes were grounded? The magnitude of silence really struck me; I'd not realized just how much background noise is “normal” until then. I think that was the turning point for my own recognition of the power of silence.

    I have a little person sitting right beside me as I type this. 🙂


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