shreddin’

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left to right: Oliver, Emily, Owen, Anika

shreddin’ grass, wood, rocks

spokes spinning dust and air- grit

biting eyes and lips!

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Grands Grands 07

DonSmithandJeanne

Grandpa Don loves his screen, his Jeanne and his lean tweens, Oliver and Annika

 

from his pockets come:

cables

batteries

iPads

updates

hot dogs

giggles,

games

a-plenty

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“Momma” Emily is a “MOMA” – a museum of modern art for Oliver and Annika

 

a display of high performance

in nature and Art

singing and serving

energetic parent

Chain Saws

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Who’s that watching trunks  in  woods?

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What bridge stands firm where stream once stood?

Men break path for bikes to jump

For hero’s rumps to grind and pump!

Definition #358 Sprouts

Annika and Oliver 2015

Annika and Oliver 2015

Annika and Oliver 2012

Annika and Oliver 2012

seeds sprout on sunshine:

biking-building-organic

imagination

Definition #213 Tractor Crew

tip the wagon-child;

gather pine cones: move the fruits

bloom  new sprouts  afar.

Definition #201 Sticking out my tongue

Annika celebrates her tricks on a two-wheeler:  so do Owen and Oliver

Annika celebrates her tricks on a two-wheeler:
so do Owen and Oliver

balance and speed and

steering and braking and weaves

 ‘tween brother and dad

it appears that tongue protrusion when concentrating is hard-wired into our nervous systems. It is an entirely benign condition of those who are focusing their attention.

Einstein's tongue

Einstein’s tongue

Definition #190 Time

Oliver February 2015

Oliver
February 2015

This is the time

For you to compute the impossibility

That there is anything

But Grace.

 Hafiz/Ladinsky

Awake! the sun is

calling! adventure’s friendship

courts your valor’s zest!

Definition # 156 Filling the Shoes

Annika 2009

Annika
2009

Oliver 2012

Oliver
2012

never fill the shoes

nose grows to the end: ears grow

root into the earth

Mabley said, “A woman’s a woman until the day she dies, but a man’s only a man as long as he can.”

On the Bottom

Owen on the bottom

Owen on the bottom


Owen in the middle

Owen in the middle


Owen on the bottom

Owen on the bottom


Pails to swim and dribble.

Pails to swim and dribble.

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