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Monday Musings: Stubborn Life

Yesterday, on my Facebook update, I wrote “I wish I could train my garden to weed itself.” I got lots of humorous responses. I weed, weed, and weed some more. And still the weeds come back! And despite all my … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice: Light and Darkness

When my children were little, they used to enjoy Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” on a story tape during car trips. Really. The tape was by a professional storyteller and was meant for children. That tape, and the fact that their … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Midsummer

We have just passed the summer Solstice here in the north. I’ll write more in the larger blog entry later this week, but just for today, I am giving you an assignment. Feel free to report back as you wish. … Continue reading

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The Intrinsic Value of All Life

Last week, I saw the first fireflies of the season here in northwest Pennsylvania. I love fireflies, or lightning bugs as they are otherwise known. Nowadays, I like to sit on my porch and watch them engaged in the arthropod … Continue reading

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Hummers, Good and Not So Much

Last week as I was on my front porch refilling my hummingbird feeder, a white Hummer drove up the street. I nearly passed out from the irony of it all. The heavy, wasteful, eco-disaster of a vehicle was mentally superimposed … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: A New Start

June is here. A brand new month. Calendars, of course, are arbitrary things, but we humans like them don’t we? At their best, they can help us cultivate mindfulness. At their worst, they can become the masters and we the … Continue reading

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