Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Anti-Intellectualism of “No, You Cannot”

I know a lot of fancy dancers, people who can glide you on a floor, They move so smooth but have no answers. When you ask “Why’d you come here for?” “I don’t know” “Why?” Cat Stevens, Hard Headed Woman … Continue reading

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An Aqueous World

Take a walk down a river road Take it in the morning light I promise by the end of the day Things are gonna be alright Take a walk down a river road Let the pain just disappear It’s a … Continue reading

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On Coming Home

Take my love, take my land Take me where I cannot stand I don’t care, I’m still free You can’t take the sky from me.  Joss Whedon, Firefly Theme Song It has been a bit over a month since I came … Continue reading

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The Songs of Mystery

Our farm is once again blessed with the music of chorus frogs.  They came out of hibernation late this year no doubt due to Humptulips County’s persistently cold weather, but they are back and singing with abandon.  Last night they … Continue reading

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Out Damned Winter! Begone!

Just when residents of Humptulips County most fervently wish it to end, Winter keeps punching back and refusing to quit the ring. Contrary to our usual wish to cheer on someone whose luck, time or energy is running out but … Continue reading

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Welcome to March

Yesterday it snowed at our farm. While the snow didn’t stick and was no longer in evidence by evening, the fact of its occurrence served as a reminder that Winter is still with us, officially and otherwise. I take issue … Continue reading

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