Author Archives: bobgriffith

Notes from Boomerville, ca 2000

            I am a property owner in this place. It’s a humongous sprawling suburb in the global village, a hernia of history ballooning out of World War II.  Its mailboxes are now being stuffed with letters from the AARP, the … Continue reading

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Rare Hope for the Future: Greta Thunberg, Time Magazine's Person of the Year

Today I turn 71. I’m afraid it’s a hard 71, too – I have not done my longevity any favors in the past, and it is not kindly disposed toward my future. One of the things I have noted fading … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections About This Blog

In the disappearance of my friend Louis’s blog at Ralston Creek Review (the result of a combination of an infestation of scam and phish bots and perhaps the simple fact that it has accomplished its purpose) I have decided to … Continue reading

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Reflections

This morning with coffee on the porch I reflect upon several things: the recently passed equinox and the gathering of Fall; the discovery that another old friend has died; the summer past; why I am the way I am; the … Continue reading

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Give me a moment. I’m considering the Hemlock.

I check into the website Grief Speaks Out everyday, looking for expressions that reflect my own experience since Lenore died. I find reflections there which are informative and helpful and descriptive of some of my own feelings and thoughts. It’s … Continue reading

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Getting Light and Letting Go: An update

May 14, 2016 What an adventure this is! Or possibly a cautionary tale. Sometimes it feels like it’s headed in that direction. Then I remember what my old mentor would have said: “You know that feeling you get when you … Continue reading

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Getting Light and Letting Go: A New Adventure

April 16, 2016 This morning, instead of the usual geese flying over our valley there was a hawk sailing free on the air currents above us. I took it for a good augur of the moment, and our future. It’s … Continue reading

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