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The French Sycamore Tree

At a dinner in San Sebastian, at a very famous restaurant with a very famous wine cellar, I saw this tree. Two trees, actually, but the first one captured my attention, its trunk bound up in burlap, a huge metal clasp around its base,…

August 12, 2022

Storms and Other Scary Things

This afternoon a big lightning storm moved over Nashville. There were over 14,000 lightning strikes in a thirty minute period. About mid-way through, Chris walked out of his office with a shaking Sydney in his arms. He sat on the couch with her for…

August 5, 2010