Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Glory of a Rural Mailbox

The nights are getting cold, almost cold enough for frost to grace our mornings.  There was a proto-frost, an almost-icing, on our fields yesterday morning when I walked down to get the newspapers and mail.  The air was clean and the light exceedingly … Continue reading

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Foggy Days and Foggy Nights

“Fog everywhere.  Fog up the river where it flows among green aits and meadows; fog down the river, where it roils defiled among the tiers of shipping, and the waterside pollutions of a great (and dirty) city.  Fog on the … Continue reading

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The Morning Of Our Discontent

Last night our nation’s Congress finally passed a bill to extend our debt ceiling and to fund our government, relieving it from the shutdown forced by a wholly dysfunctional, irrational Congress – a shutdown costing our economy an estimated $24,000,000,000.  There was … Continue reading

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Running The Molecular Relay

It has been several days since my sister-in-law, Mary, passed away last weekend after months of fighting the cancer that brought her down.  Her fight was epic, but the cancer prevailed as it had too great a head start by the time it … Continue reading

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