Tag Archives: nature

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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Addendum to the Nature & Meaning of Relationships

Recently a new acquaintance went through a pretty traumatic break up.  I won’t go into details, but in a periods where I was helping her work through some nastiness I had the occasion to talk to her the Nature & … 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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Water and Life

This year’s summer in Wisconsin has been an interesting one.  For the first time in the 13 years that I’ve been living here, we had a substantial drought for the first half of the summer.   Although there have been … Continue reading

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