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Contemplating Silence

As I write this sentence, very strong winds are creating a lot of ruckus and noise. The weather forecast promises no silence before the dawn. If I really believe silence is golden, why do I live in the Great Plains … Continue reading

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So Noisy!

It’s one thing to have a lead-foot on the accelerator, but to have a car that sounds like it is struggling when doing so, is just annoying. The new neighbor down the street has a jazzed up Ford Mustang. He … Continue reading

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Sweet Silence

As I waited for my favorite stray to approach for his kibble, I couldn’t help but notice the lack of noise. Even the mysterious, ever-present outdoors hum was gone. My tinnitus was absent. I looked down at the sidewalk and noticed … Continue reading

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Hearing Noises

Just a few moments ago the furnace cycled off then a second later there was a “boom” noise. It was the sound of the sheet metal ductwork returning to its resting shape. Over the past few years, the combination of … Continue reading

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Noisy

What is the difference between sound and noise? Have you ever pondered this question? During formal meditation yesterday, it entered my mind. Sound is the overall term for auditory phenomenon. Something occurs to generate mechanical waves of pressure and dispersement through … Continue reading

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Discovering Silence

2016 has been a very noisy year.  Of course there has been the cacaphony of the political conflict that doesn’t shut up.  There have also been the personal struggles we have all experienced throughout the year. We are subjected to … Continue reading

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Silence Please

I walked into the back door of my little house then turned to hang up my hat.  I breathed a sigh of satisfaction knowing that my yardwork was complete for now.  Looking up, I noticed a daddy long legs spider … Continue reading

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