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{Ruminature} The Brilliance of the World

A magical day. Today was a magical day. I took my hearty cough and cold out for a walk with the dog. Plans made for a shortish long walk, then bumped into a neighbor I haven’t yet met, talked about … Continue reading

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Bliss Explosion

I love fall so much. I live for fall. Autumn is my season, through and through. I love the smell of the gentle rot. I thrill to the chill that creeps up my neck. Wearing scarves brings me daily joy. … Continue reading

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Gathering Up The Beauty of the World

That’s what I’m doing up here. And after a long, hard year, I’ll take it. The indifference of the seasons, and of the mountains, will always be the things that set me free from the confines of my tiny little … Continue reading

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Ruminature #4: Reflections

  Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.—John Muir Last summer when I was in the Adirondacks, I cried the first time … Continue reading

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Weekly Ruminature #3: Peaks

  Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes—every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man. —Orison Swett Marden My soul always expands when I’m deep … Continue reading

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Weekly Ruminature

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” —John Muir [This is my new weekly feature—and read the puns in the … Continue reading

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