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In The Shadows

The early morning weather conditions were unusually benign for this time of year. Stars filled the otherwise dark, clear sky. The LED streetlights formed pools of light on the street’s tarmac. The lack of wind brought out the desire to … Continue reading

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One of the most maligned aspects of winter, besides cold, is the amount of darkness. I enjoy both the cold and the dark of winter.  Winter is a profound time of year. No, I’m not into occult beliefs nor any … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Human Light

A Tibetan Lama of the Dzogchen School, Sogyal Rinpoche said, “Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light.” This is a contemporary take about the human emotional quality that often … Continue reading

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November Photos

The Autumn Days of November are lit by sunlight approaching the Northern Hemisphere at a sharper angle. This makes for especially vivid colors when sunny days are paired with more colorful life at ground level. Autumn 2016 has been a … Continue reading

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In The Dark

Darkness has had to endure so much bad press over the centuries.  Various cultures and belief systems have successfully libeled its neutral nature as somehow evil and horrible.  In the west, darkness is supposedly ruled by the “God of darkness”, … Continue reading

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In Norfolk, Nebraska, the flood control stream flows past the north edge of the downtown area.  There’s a bridge on 1st Street that crosses that stream.  At around 4:30 in the morning the other day, I walked across that bridge.  … Continue reading

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