Category Archives: Environment

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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Dog Days Again

The atmosphere seemed hellbent to oppress the Earth. The cloying, warm dampness of the early morning air immediately clung to my body after I stepped from the air conditioned haven of my home into the dark, haziness of the outdoors. … Continue reading

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So Loud!

Clouds, drizzle, and fog shrouded the afternoon sky and enhanced my drowsiness. I decided to settle into my favorite living room chair to chill out. I daydreamed of floating through clouds while stretching my arms to form childish wings. I … Continue reading

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Adapting To The Future

Futurism is a subject that fascinates many of us. I go through stretches of time intensely considering what civilization might be like after I’ve passed away. Much of this pondering has to do with what type of legacy will my … Continue reading

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Save The Earth

“The campsite rule: Leave the campsite in better condition than you found it.” If you were in Boy or Girl Scouts, the campsite rule was one of the basic lessons you learned. It’s simple to mentally grasp and requires just … Continue reading

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