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Time and change

Although I tend to be a rather temperamentally conservative/cautious guy by nature (do not mistake this for political conservatism or I’ll eat you alive..), I do appreciate change–and especially the cyclic change in nature contrasted with the conscious progressive change … Continue reading

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Winterdämmerung 2014

The Twilight of the Winter has finally arrived here in Wisconsin.  It has been a long winter, and a cold one at that.  Unlike the rest of the world that has been enduring a hotter than average winter….as seen below… … Continue reading

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Nature, Design, and the Efficiency of Messes

This post is likely to be a mess.  But let me start with a question: How do you feel about Nature? Do you think of Nature as being orderly due to the natural laws that it follows? Or is nature more about … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Sky..

So last night my best half and I joined some friends to see the Cycropia Aerial Dance troupe perform at the Orton Park Festival here in madison.  This is probably like the 3rd time we’ve been there to see it … Continue reading

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A happy thought…

Every day this week, on my way home from work, I have paused my bike ride at a spot on the bike path. I have stopped and picked mulberries. We have had so much rain this year, that the tree … Continue reading

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Garden Park, Evanston, Illinois

(Note–this was originally written in February, 2000–but has been updated and reworked for this post.. ) The climbing tree is gone. One of my most cherished places is simply gone.  I cannot believe it. There are pictures of me as … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Beauty…

Camp is done. Now I have time to write again. I’ve been thinking about beauty–and have two things I wanted to mention here. I’ve spoken about beauty a couple of times before–and, in my view, one of the central aspects of the … Continue reading

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Interlude.

There are very few things that I like more than riding home in the warmth of June, stopping, creating a break, looking up, reaching, grasping, twisting; Taking. Enjoying the moment, with my hands covered in the blood of mulberries.

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More Beauty and Pain.

I have spoken about this before. This could not be a better example of what my thoughts on the subject entail. The act of writing this letter.. the reflection and endurance and will of this women cuts me to the … Continue reading

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The Start of a Game–Thoughts on Transcendent Stories

This is where I start a game with a friend of mine.  She has made a contribution to the greater chaos of  online knowledge that I want to respond to. With regard to my response, let me note out front … Continue reading

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