Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pesky Crows

Every time I interact with crows, I come away with the same conclusion: they have an alert intelligence and try hard to communicate across species about things that are important to them.  Unfortunately, I don’t speak their language. I walked to our mailbox … Continue reading

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Passion, Ruthlessness, Dedication, Courage, And The Novel

                                              Beautiful Thing! the flame’s lover –                                         The pitiful dead cry back to us from the fire, cold in the fire, crying out – wanting to be chaffed and cherished                          those that have written books We read: not … Continue reading

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Man and His Obsessions

Mankind has an obsession with order, so much so that we insist upon trying to impose our notion of order upon nature even while we know that time dooms each attempt we make, and we will need to try again, and again.  In our zealous dedication to this cause, we seem no different from the ants … Continue reading

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Fields of Fleece

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. I … Continue reading

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