batman, lindsey, hannah and gretta
gathered here at "a bit of earth",
anne in afganistan,
erin in la grange,
my family at the edge of the cranberry bogs,
my brother in london,
franny and company on m.d.i.
liz, paul, jimmy and buddy,
robin and dolo in california,
stew and dawn in oregon,
m. and her brother,
and so, so, many more folks that this list
could go on to the edges of cyber space.
i am so amazingly blessed to know so many dear people,
who shed light out into the world.
it's what today is all about.
thank you, thank you, thank you.