Please tell me it’s not too late…
Author Archive | John Otterbacher
The woods are still tonight. They are not silent. Even as they empty me of the agitation I bring, they speak of a larger encircling self.
Barbara: “I like choral groups.” John: “I like coffee.”
On days like this, when nothing I think or do or scratch on paper seems enough, a return to ground…
My sure-fire way to accomplish little: Try to do do everything. (time-tested and enduring)
I follow my high-minded words around like a supplicant, rarely catching up. When I do, they only smirk.
“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you’, that would be enough.” -Meister Eckharts
“Democracy is the worst form of government there is, except all the others.” -Winston Churchill
A particularly disturbing form of intellectual dishonesty is to pretend that I do not know what I actually know because of what it asks of me.
Halloween in the Michigan woods.