Gimbling in the Wabe – Ode to Teddy

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  So, I had oral surgery earlier this week, and while I’m recovering nicely, it really threw me for a loop and now I’m playing catch-up.  In order to maintain my sanity, I’m going to recycle a Gimbling in the Wabe from 2013, rather than contrive something new.  This post was “written” from the viewpoint [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Lament for the Grape Vines, Now Gone

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I believe we all have touchstones in our lives; ordinary, simple objects and occurrences that resonant deeply in the individual for simple, non-mystical but extremely personal and sometimes – oftentimes – unknown and unknowable reasons.  Grape vines appear to be one of those touchstones for me.  They’ve held a powerful sway over my adult imagination; [….]