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Quick update

Our son and family arrived Wednesday. The are moving back to New York from South Carolina. The Tryon household is in self-quarantine for two weeks. So far it is a relatively happy zoo and apparently healthy.

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On the trail at Mendon Ponds Park

I spent Monday afternoon hiking around Quaker Pond at Mendon Ponds Park just south of Rochester. It is a beautiful and much loved park with nooks and crannies and memorials all over.

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Sunlight at Mendon Ponds

Met up a friend a couple weeks ago for a photo walk in Mendon Ponds Park, another favorite place. It was a beautiful day with the sunlight filtering through the leaves.

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Reaching tree

There is a lovely little extension to Durand Eastman park extending out along the road through the park to the main street on the east.
It has the most expressive trees.

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Bring your own elements Eucharist

Sunday evening we managed to get a bunch of us together for an outdoor communion service on the little rise behind the church.

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How to leave a good comment

Once upon a time I posted on my https://pearwood.deviantArt.com account a note about how to leave a good comment.

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Trans lives matter

This just got a whole lot more personal as our 35 year old son announced on Father’s Day that he was now she.

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Memorial

I have come to that stage in my life where Father’s Day means visiting my parents’ gravesite.

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How terribly strange to be seventy

Simon & Garfunkel’s words have been echoing through my head. I don’t feel old, but I will readily agree that it feels strange to be seventy.
Back when I first heard the song in the 1960s I thought seventy was old. I’m not so sure of that now.

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I am a racist

I am a racist. Racism is deeply embedded in the white psyche. I have been a privileged white male for nearly seventy years. But I know better.