Tomb of the Unknown Family

Nine months later, uncertainty morphing into solid creative ways of being. Forthcoming new post now in edit mode, to publish next Friday!

Completely in the Dark

UnkFam1A couple weeks ago I was over by Crocus Hill, straying as far afield as I could given I had no goal that day other than walking.

For mid-winter 2016, the weather was fair.

It was a good day to walk.

On walks I like to take photos and peek in those “Little Free Libraries” that dot the Twin Cities landscape.

In one Little Free Library on Linwood Avenue, near South Victoria Street, I found a copy of M. Scott Peck’sThe Road Less Traveled with a surprise (photo above right) tucked neatly inside, almost invisible, between pages 138–189, on the chapter titled “The Risk of Independence,”—a 5 x 7 in. photo of some family in the late 1960s, early 1970s.

I took it as a sign.

In the photo of the Unknown Family, I immediately identify with the boy sitting on the floor, even though he’s probably 4 or…

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~ by completelyinthedark on October 7, 2016.

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