Author Archives: Lyle

Weird Dream

Tonight is Arlo’s last night in Pittsboro. He’s off to Canada. Then parts unknown. We are staring down “empty nest” in earnest.

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Burying Time Again

Our friend Chris Lucash died yesterday. His protracted battle with ALS is now over.

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The Spiritual Life of Kids

Recently Brooksie asked me about what sort of spiritual environment we had provided our children.

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Damaged Goods

After Zafer, the thing I miss the most is my brain.

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Functioning Again

I went to the Plant for the first time yesterday.

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Shakori Disguises

Tami, Arlo, and I are re-emerging into our worlds. We scare some people, and want to hide from others.

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Guilt 101

In high school I learned that guilt was a wasted emotion. I think I read that in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

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Z Comes Home

It’s a clear blue Sunday afternoon in Moncure. The house is strewn with remnants of ragers gone by, and we are down to just Tami and me.

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Writing the Bulletin

I’m well known for hating paper products. Especially at the Plant, where they often end up as litter. Which I get to pick up.

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Grave Digging Time

Years ago, when Tami and I dabbled in real estate, I always thought a graveyard would be the perfect entrance to a development.

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