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Stephen Hawking

“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.” – Stephen Hawking The great Stephen Hawking died today at the age of … Continue reading

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Third rock from the sun

“As people alive today, we must consider future generations: a clean environment is a human right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility toward others to ensure that the world we pass on is as healthy, if … Continue reading

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Holding it together

My wife and I discovered this little corner of the world Sunday. Look at it. Look at everything that is going on, life, death, old, new, birth, life, ends and beginnings. This is just one little spot, one little space, … Continue reading

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The tail of a wasp

For the last week or so this wasp has been building its nest in the corner of our portico. I don’t know much about wasp or Entomology but I do like bugs and what I know about this busy lady is … Continue reading

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The universe in a pool of water

It was just a little wet spot. Less a bog and more a hole where some water couldn’t escape. The Davidson River was just twenty feet behind it. I imagine when the river overflowed its banks this little indention in … Continue reading

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If you were King or Queen of the forest

“If I Were King Of The Forest not queen, not duke, not prince. My regal robes of the forest would be satin, not cotton, not chintz. I’d command each thing, be it fish or fowl, with a woof and a woof, and … Continue reading

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Opinions are like…..

“Your Uncle Walter’s going on and on, Bout everything he’s seen and done The voice of 50 years experience, Drunk, watching the television You know he’s been around the world, Last night he flew to Baghdad In his magical armchair, Cigarettes and a six … Continue reading

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