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Big personality

“I just want to get to the end of my personality and just lay in the sun.” – Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher (RIP) was a big personality. Now part of her persona was a mental health issue with a dose of … Continue reading

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Reducing life to its lowest terms

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that … Continue reading

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Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups

“Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups” is a quote attributed to George Carlin, and honestly it sounds like something he would have said followed by “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half … Continue reading

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Shapes and sizes

We had a long wait at the airport for our flight last week. The last time we flew out of this airport we arrived two hours early, got stuck at the ticket counter, spent over an hour in the TSA security … Continue reading

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The neighborhood gossip

When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” –  John Muir Within an hours drive of my home is 10,000 acre … Continue reading

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We are just guest

  After a typical wet and mild Spring we are now in the throes of Summer. In April my yard looked like a magazine cover, lush green grass, flowers blooming, bushes and trees plump and full. Today, dry, brown and crunchy. … Continue reading

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