Wintering In The Canyon   Leave a comment

Ruby Crown Kinglet blogFemale Ruby Crowned Kinglet in Sabino Canyon — Image by kenne

Right now, for reasons I have not been able to decern, pain is causing me to spend less time in Sabino Canyon. Months ago, before I got injured, I used to hike from one place to another, moving and accomplishing much. But now, no matter how much I try there is a voice slowing me down, bringing me home to this deeper wisdom that I am. A deeper wisdom is great, but I’m still trying to understand if the deeper wisdom is worth the trade-off.

— kenne

“Equality,” A Flash Fiction Memory   1 comment

One of my favorite bloggers and this one cause a need to reblog.

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Carrot Ranch writing challenge

January 18, 2018, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes boots. Whose boots are they, where do they go and what is their significance? Go where the prompt leads.

Respond by January 23, 2018, to be included in the compilation (published January 24). Rules are here. All writers are welcome!

Colleen AF 1976

Colleen, July 1976, Airman Basic, USAF

The sound was faint, but it was definitely there. The rhythmic stomp of combat boots echoed in my memory transporting me back to basic training in July of 1976. I had wanted to prove that I could do anything that a man could. I achieved it, but things still didn’t change for women.

Forty-two years later, our hats are pink, and our boots come in many colors, but our dreams remain the same. Today, the sound of many boots marching gives me…

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Posted January 21, 2018 by kenneturner in Information

Mirror, Mirror   1 comment

Katelyn & Art FestComputer Art by kenne

Mirror Watching People

Mirror, mirror on the wall
You image my world with integrity

Mirror, mirror on the wall
Your integrity gives my existence validity

Mirror, mirror on the wall
Give me insight least controlled by others

Mirror, mirror on the wall
Together we can weave a world of peace

— kenne

 

Bareass Me Again   1 comment

BareAss 2012 blog IIBareass Me Again — Computer Art by kenne

. . .? . . .?

coffee
dripping
honey on the muffin

frogs
singing
refuse to jump

blues
crying
heat all around

skins
dragging
drop to show

result
correcting
reset question position 

hubble
looking
big-bang theory

verdict
hiding
in the fine print

whiskey
swallowing
barely enough

head
watching
tv talking heads

seasons
existing
between hot and cold

high
soaring
broken winged bird

depleted
circling
glass half full

tattoo
pawing
another bare ass

exercise
hiking
back to nature

. . .? . . .?

— kenne

Understanding Global Warming for Nonbelievers   4 comments

Sunsets 12-06-15-9804_blogImage by kenne

Insolation Controls in the Age of Anthropocene
(Understanding Global Warming for Nonbelievers)

anthropocene
newly coined
unknown to
joe the Plumber
a new human
condition
argued as
invalid
only to be
based
on the invalid
alignment of
insolations
maxima and minima
questioning the new
condition
of our condition

— kenne

Sunrise In The Canyon   2 comments

Sunrise (1 of 1) blogSunrise in Sabino Canyon Recreational Area — Image by kenne

This morning the canyon is closed.
The government has shut down again.
Still, the sun comes up unaware as
Shadows move among the coyote or deer — 
Watch me rise and go.

— kenne

Gilded Flicker Atop a Saguaro Cactus   Leave a comment

Gilded Flicker A Top a Saguaro blogGilded Flicker Atop a Saguaro Cactus — Image by kenne

This large grayish brown bird is a common woodpecker of the Sonoran Desert.
They nest in holes in giant saguaro cactus.

— kenne

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