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Cloud meditation

Today's lunchtime temperature.  It got hotter as the day wore on.
Today’s lunchtime temperature. It got hotter as the day wore on.

The heat wave here on the Eastern Shore continues.  The best way to combat that, of course, is to find a place to cool off. Continue reading “Cloud meditation”

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Happy Happy Spring

Signs of life
Signs of life

Let us go out and enjoy the day, revel in the coming of spring, rejoice in the warming of the earth.  For though the ground may be covered with frost, movement and growth are taking place all around us.  Beauty bared fills our eyes and makes us drunk.  As we wander the endless mountains and streams, filling our lungs with the breath of the forests, let us take comfort in being part of nature.  For life has enough misery and misfortune.  Philosophy reminds us enough of the transience of life.  Give us the charm of the ephemeral, and let it silence all who would object.

~ Deng Ming-Dao

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