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Day 105 – Friday, January 20, 2012

“Big Birthday At Little River”   I know it’s been at least thirty-five years since anyone spent their birthday out here.  And in truth, it’s possible it was a whole lot longer.  Now the last time anyone spent it out here alone, well, that’s likely never. Life is funny.  No, I don’t mean “ha ha!” [...]


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Day 90 – Thursday, January 5, 2011

“Waving Or Drowning” It’s hard to believe that I’ve been here a quarter of a year already, and that does not include having spent much of the summer here as well although that was with Deb and the kids, island guests and friends.  It was rare to be here alone then.   And it’s hard not [...]

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Day 87 – January 2, 2012

That’s a pretty special date, as far as they go. “1.2.12″. There’s certainly a cadence there. Maybe not quite as unique as 11.11.11, but it’s still worth noting. And I continue to consider, for long moments at a time, that it is in fact, 2012. I have sometimes thought I must be playing some sort [...]

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Day 86 – January 1, 2012

“Happy New Year et Bonne Annee” This will be a brief post.  The sun rose here first, in the US.  I am incredibly thankful for all of the hundreds of emails.  I am deeply grateful for the interest and support, and especially for those of you who have said that sharing this experience is worthy.  [...]

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December 2011

Day 82  -  December 31,  2011 “Mermaids, Urchins, Santa Claws and Fairies” I’m pretty sure I’ve never really thought about Mermaids in my whole life as much as I have in the last six months.  Not that I’ve thought about them a lot lately either, but certainly more than the rest of my life combined.  [...]

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        DAY 1. 9.28.11 Beautiful day, highest tide of several months. 16.8 feet. Crazy. Began with a radio call from Terry in town. Had to meet the Axiom Technologies team on the boat ramp at 9:30. We spent almost four hours but they were successful in placing an antenna on a tree on the north [...]

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