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Web of Life

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” ~John Muir “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” ~ […]

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“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” ~Paul Sweeney I know this feeling so very well. “The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.” ~Andrew Ross “The […]

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The Art of Letter Writing

Liz Carpenter’s quote is one that is near and dear to me. I used to be a prolific letter writer. It began early in life corresponding with cousins, a few of my Aunts, and several pen-pals. In later years when I moved away from Edmonton, my letter writing migrated to long handwritten letters to my […]

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Waiting to Put it in the Oven

Pork roast and butternut squash I’m busy “waiting to put it in the oven” so I can get that pet contest posted but I’ve encountered a glitch. There are several photographers talking about a ‘new rule’ at Facebook regarding not doing promotions, contests, and such. Apparently they say people can have their account removed from […]

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Mysterious in Black & White

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” from Albert Einstein’s essay, “The World As I See It” Both photos taken in February while driving through the Fraser Canyon in B.C. ~~ Diane’s Environment column. Here are […]

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5 Things of Beauty

Honesty Refraining from gossip Helping someone else, just because. Warm summer rain The innocence of children The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the […]

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