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Cultivating Our Own Garden Where Truth Blooms

August 9th, 2020 No Comments

African proverb: Knowledge is like a garden, if it cannot be cultivated, it cannot be harvested.

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COVID-19: Should There Really Be an App for That?

August 1st, 2020 No Comments

Taking a stand, unpopular in some circles, on the COVID-19 alert app.

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Random Act of Metaphor: A Skiming Bluet at Home on Pond Lily

July 26th, 2020 No Comments

Hmmm, how much do we overlook because we do not pause to ask the uncomfortable questions? I took this photograph yesterday on my weekend outing in search of the winged wonders that continue to entrance me. It struck me as symbolic in a number of ways. The tiny Bluet perched on the much larger Lily […]

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The Fable of the Marsh Gnome and the Fearless Dragonfly

July 11th, 2020 Comments Off on The Fable of the Marsh Gnome and the Fearless Dragonfly

A fable to encourage us all to seek the truth for ourselves and stop living in fear.

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Lookalike Hairstreaks: The Subtle Line Between Fact and Fiction

July 4th, 2020 Comments Off on Lookalike Hairstreaks: The Subtle Line Between Fact and Fiction

A life lesson from lookalike butterflies – make your own examination on the facts to find the truth.

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The Significance of 53: A Metaphor for Unsettling Times

June 27th, 2020 Comments Off on The Significance of 53: A Metaphor for Unsettling Times

Interpreting an unusual dream to find a metaphor for these unsettling times.

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The Lost Year: Plexiglass and Korean Baseball

June 14th, 2020 Comments Off on The Lost Year: Plexiglass and Korean Baseball

Contemplating the lost year of 2020 and what the cost may be.

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Lessons Learned from a Child’s Moment of Delight

June 6th, 2020 Comments Off on Lessons Learned from a Child’s Moment of Delight

Finding reassurance and inspiration in a young child’s delight in the moment.

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COVID-19, Larry Crowne and the First-Time-Evers

May 30th, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19, Larry Crowne and the First-Time-Evers

Expressing sympathy for those who fell between the cracks in the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Preparing for the New Normal: We Each Have a Say

May 23rd, 2020 Comments Off on Preparing for the New Normal: We Each Have a Say

A petition to everyone to take control in defining the “new normal”.

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