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Earthy

Philosopher Alan Watts compared our planet to an apple tree in one of his deep, yet entertaining talks.  It’s a 50-plus year old lecture in which he says we are not born into the world but born out of it. The … Continue reading

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Feeling Grateful For Water

The first chemistry formula most of us learn is H2O. It is the most abundant substance on the Earth’s surface and is the most studied and contemplated chemical compound. Our planet is sometimes called “the water planet” because of this … Continue reading

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Sunsets

“The frosty sky, like a furnace burning, The keen air, crisp and cold, And a sunset that splashes the clouds with gold But my heart to summer turning.” The first stanza of “A Winter Sunset” by Lord Alfred Douglas sums … Continue reading

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