local to local

Daily observations at or near Two Dot Spot, written by hand on the backs of postcards that record with ink and coffee a few minutes of the earth's orbit around the sun. The cards are physically mailed from Two Dot, Montana to those who have requested them...local to local. Ruth Marie Tomlinson

6.9.2012... three quarter cloud cover, moderate wind

At sunrise there was complete cloud cover. I rolled over and continued sleeping. Three mornings of sun and I am spoiled or should I say I have begun to recover from a long winter. I read a quote this morning in Annie Dillard’s For the Time Being, from Theresa Mancuso: “The thing we desperately need is to face the way it is.” So this morning I will accept the clouds for now and even more accept that when I looked up Theresa Mancuso, I find I am not the first to quote Annie Dillard’s quote. And I am not the first to find my way by accounting the realities of the day. Others have done it better and worse, more personally or less. No matter, this is the way it is and I mustn’t abandon the process for lack of originalit.