Monthly Archives: September 2012

Thoughts Of Rumi

“Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged.” Recently, Rumi was thought of as the favorite poet of Americans.  Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī … Continue reading

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DIY Camry Rear Quarter Light Cluster

As I drove out of town, I checked my dashpanel instrument display and noticed a strange warning light glowing.  I took a closer look and saw that it was shaped like the overhead view of a car with lines at … Continue reading

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Planter Ideas …Floral Friday

Perhaps you have a small window planter stashed away in the basement or a storage bin somewhere.  Maybe you’ve been to a garage sale and came across a charming planter you’d like to use.  You could just transplant an African … Continue reading

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World Tourism Day

Walt Whitman wrote, “Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road. Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before leading wherever I choose.” As long as there have been people, there has been travel.  For nearly … Continue reading

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You can sense a betrayal right away.  You might pick up a change in disposition or notice some apprehension in the other person.  You can detect a change in demeanor of a third person’s behavior from warm to cooler and more … Continue reading

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Anyone or any creature in the vicinity of Bodaybo Russia in Siberia ten years ago, today at about 10:00pm Bodaybo time would have certainly seen and heard a major collision between the earth and a large object from outer space. … Continue reading

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As a youth, I aspired to be a lighthouse keeper.  I know that’s a very strange dream for a teenaged boy growing up during the counterculture years of the 1960s.  I thought it to be a good choice because of … Continue reading

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