Essays, fiction, poems, songs, readings (audio), photographs, musings, opinions by the author and by others when appropriate, posted at random times, at least once a week.
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October 21 Good Morning Sunshine. A song (remix of an earlier version).
October 19 Now Everybody Will Want One An essay by Laura Remmerde. 524 words.
October 18 Fashion on the Ranch An essay by Laura Remmerde. 1475 words
October 13 Wild Animals on the Sonoran Desert 2 An essay by C. Remmerde.
October 9 Everything Comes Together at Infinity fiction. 4,854 words.
October 7 Unspelling An essay, 1,236 words.
October 2 Wild Animals on the Sonoran Desert Text and photos by C. Remmerde.
September 28 Webmaster's Journal September 28
September 25 Wild Animals Who Come to Visit 2 Includes photo of gopher snake. Journal entries from the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Text and photos by C. Remmerde.
September 21 Three Trees with One Cut An essay.
September 17 Webmaster's Journal September 17. What I'm doing and why and why not.
September 10 Webmaster's Journal September 10, 2017. What I'm doing and why.
September 4 Wild Animals Who Come to Visit Journal entries from the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Text and photos by C. Remmerde.
September 3 Experiment in Clay Sculpture and photos of sculpture by C. Remmerde.
August 29 I Think a Lot about Things Song
August 23 Butterfly's Name A poem, taken from archives and revised.
Butterfly's Name, Reading Reading aloud (as revised).
I review my songs, poems, essays, all my work. I often find something can be changed to say better what I meant to say, or my perspective has changed, even though I thought the work was finished when I put it on my website. I revise. If the change is significant, I put it on my website again.
August 20 Coming Home to me Song by J.R.
August 15 In the Beginning Fiction by J.R. 2705 words. Reprinted from archives with small corrections to better fit the story into contemporary happenings.
August 9 Hard Times in Paradise An essay. 7,107 words. This essay describes experience I described in chapter two of my book, Somewhere in an Oregon Valley. The emphasis is different in each writing. Some details I've selected to write about are different in each writing. The theme is different, aimed in a different direction.
Art is a process of selection and organization. The differences between what I've selected from experience to write about in this essay and in chapter two illustrate how differences in selection and organization can lead to different conclusions, different themes, a different ambience.
August 5 Venison Summer An essay. 7669 words.
July 31 Peru Poem. Afterlife in Peruvian Mountains above the ocean.
Peru Jon reads his poem aloud.
Dance Poem. The Poet plays music and dances with the universe.
Dance Jon reads his poem aloud.
July 28 Hey Man Song. Through down times, hold on for real love.
July 25 Thistles and Thorns Adam sings to Eve before God expels them from the Garden of Eden, at the beginning of humankind's journey through this world.
July 20 Sunshine, Sunshine A poem set to music.
About Our Guitarist. A brief history.
July 16 Predator Overload An essay from the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Text and photo by C. Remmerde.
Elk at Grand Canyon Text and photos by C. Remmerde.
July 14 Know Your Grower Song.
July 12 Mariposa Poem and photograph by Candace Gomber Brey. She wrote this poem after she lost her home to wildfire.