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532 Moons. Almost.

1,356,998,400 seconds 22,616,640 minutes 376,944 hours 15,706 days 532 Moons. (almost.. it was actually 531.86) Some numbers in my life.  I arrived at these numbers last tuesday, and, in a sense, they help define who I am. But only partially. … Continue reading

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Simplicity of the Devil

It started with a friend wondering in which song the lyric, “Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints” came from as he reflected on the events of the past week. Fergusson, MO.  Michael Brown.  At … Continue reading

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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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Grokking feelings, feeling music…

I’m certainly a weird one. Let me explain. I don’t really feel things. Or at least, the way in which I feel things appears to be different than most–more like the vast majority–of the people I know.  In specific, when … Continue reading

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Creation of Worlds

Where do you create your worlds? I create mine on the inside. Within me. Millions and billions of them. I have always done this–it always came naturally–and part of me–despite knowing the differences between how people see and experience the … Continue reading

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The birth and death of a scene

All things have their time and place. Things begin, they grow, they flourish, they stabilize, they fade, they die.  At least, this is how things that are natural and organic progress.  But not everything is natural in this world. We … 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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The Frost Giants have landed–so bring your axes…

They landed on Monday and were here through Tuesday–and then many of them fled to the east. Not all, of course… but at least we are now back to normal winter temperatures that are at least above zero during the … Continue reading

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Metaphors of Material

Listen to this and start reading… What is strong? What is hard? Something made of stone, maybe? Or carbon dust. Transformed. Bound. Diamonds in the rough An eight year old says to a man–whom she had known as a 5 … Continue reading

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