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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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These Are The Dog Days

I may have been nine or ten years old the first time I wondered about Dog Days.  The family had been downtown shopping the cut-rate sidewalk sales.  Nearly all the merchants had large displays of leftover items and products that … Continue reading

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One of my latest guilty pleasures is watching Russian “Fail” videos on YouTube. While I do not care to see people harm themselves, the disorderly, chaotic human behavior shown in the videos amuses me. It all began innocently enough, with Russian car crash clips … Continue reading

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