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Gifts from the Canyon

Shivering in the predawn chill, wind whistling around the top of the North Kaibab Trailhead, we shuffle our feet as we wait for all to assemble before heading down into the depths.  To the north, two bright planets hang just below the moon, which was full only three nights ago. We have been friends for […]

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Unlimited Space

The moon glittered on the rippling surface of the black water. Bobbing in his canoe alone on the endless sea was a young man. Tuwok the fisherman was clad only in khaki cargo shorts and a tie- dyed bandana around his forehead to hold back his blunt cut, medium-length hair.  Suddenly Tuwok dove out of […]

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Final Gift

Is there anything cuter than a black Lab with a red collar frolicking in freshly fallen snow?  Nose down like a plow, running forward until the nose, forehead and ears all are covered in the soft, white powder.  This usually causes sneezing and head-shaking, then a series of doggie angels are vigorously carved out by […]

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