Category Archives: Environment

Stuff That Drops And Falls

I’m considering wearing a hardhat just to retrieve the mail. Recently, I was crossing the street to check my mailbox for an important letter I was expecting. Halfway there, I saw a blur in front of my face. It was … Continue reading

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Beauty

While seated on the porch step waiting for Orange the cat to arrive, I became entranced by the sparkling frost on the lawn. The slightest head tilts caused hundreds of tiny reflections to shift. I was so mesmerized that I … Continue reading

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Critter Invasion

The stray cats began showing up in the neighborhood early this spring. There were perhaps six or seven of them. This was around the time that my feline friend Orange stopped appearing at my door for a few weeks. The cats … Continue reading

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The Energy Of Autumn

The equinoxes more than the solstices satisfy my imagination. I try to reserve extra time during each equinox to contemplate and meditate upon the Planet Earth and my small place on it. Yesterday’s equinox was no exception. The day was … Continue reading

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The Funeral Procession And The Levee

The weather was unusually mild and quite pleasant. I decided to enjoy some rare August quality time outdoors. I walked leisurely along East Norfolk Avenue. It’s a stretch of the town’s main street, near where the street becomes a state highway … Continue reading

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Out In The Boondocks

For World Photo Day today, I will share a few photos taken in my special place in the world. Nebraska is sometimes derided as a mere “flyover state”. However, for those of us who live here, the locale and the … Continue reading

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Refreshment

The body was feverish. The throat felt parched. Perspiration drenched the face, stung the eyes and smeared my eyeglasses. The absence of even the slightest of breezes brought out my worst feelings of aversion about summertime. It was time to take … Continue reading

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