Category Archives: Environment

Happy Solstice!

“Solstice is the reason for the season, so it is our duty to pay respect to them.”–Unknown Those of us who are fascinated by the sky and the weather understand the basic natural mechanics of our planetary journey around the … Continue reading

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Enjoying Brisk Weather

My sleep is far more satisfying when the outdoors temperatures are low. It’s wonderful to snuggle beneath a heavy quilt and listen to the HVAC purring through the house’s ductwork. Upon awakening, I linger a few minutes and savor the … Continue reading

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The Rain

In one of his audiobooks, the late New Age author, Stuart Wilde suggested that one can attain a more liberated attitude by doing absurd, harmless acts. I enjoyed one of his scenarios more than the others–the act of dressing up … Continue reading

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Vacation By Living

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve travelled out of the country. I had planned on a trip to Vancouver, British Columbia last year; however, the pandemic put the kibosh on that idea. Since then, flying in a winged tube hasn’t … Continue reading

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First Light

Each day I awaken well before dawn. After the preparations to begin my active hours, I visually survey the outdoors: on mild days, from the front steps–on stormy days, from the front window. Most mild early mornings my feline friend, … Continue reading

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September Equinox Again

Today I selected a photo of an Equinox driving through a lovely setting in New Zealand to illustrate the blog. This is to commemorate the September equinox and to represent change. The particular vehicle was manufactured by Holden largely for … Continue reading

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Opining About The Heat Again

The Facebook meme asked the question, “Name one thing that most people like that you dislike.” In the comments section, I typed, “summer”. The answer was reflexive–made without much thought put into it. I had just cleaned up after mowing … Continue reading

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