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This weekend we got to dogsit for a new family in Portola Valley. They have two gorgeous malamutes and a beautiful spot on a hill. So we headed to Palo Alto on Thursday after work and I got to work remotely Friday. 

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Instructions for living a life.
Pay attention.
Be astonished.
Tell about it.

– Mary Oliver

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Let me keep my mind on what matters,
which is my work,
which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished.

– Mary Oliver, The Messenger

The Winter Wood Arrives, by Mary Oliver

I think
I could have
built a little house
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