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to a future generation from a pessimistic optimist

This message is addressed to a future generation… …the generation that will clean up our mess after we’re gone. Dear Future Generation… Right now, you may be asking yourself, “What were my ancestors thinking?  Didn’t they see that was bad … Continue reading

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positive protest

I have a plan…a protest plan… …a way to combat the negative actions of our president-elect: When he does something to abuse the planet, I will do something to heal the planet. When he insults another, I will praise another. … Continue reading

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the ultimate recycler

  This week, as often happens in the Autumn season… …my thoughts turn to recycling. After all, when I step outside my door, I can see a prime example of recycling… …as leaves return to the very earth that nourishes … Continue reading

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nature, inside and out

  I object to the way we use these two words: …”Nature” and “The Environment”. For example… …we’ll say we’re going out in “Nature” to get away from it all. That Nature would seem to be a place of creatures … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Fram Commericial

  Should a TV commercial from the late sixties be included in our new mythology? I saw that Fram oil filter commercial so many times, its closing line lodged permanently in my mind. My memory of the ad may not … Continue reading

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Fable Shoes

  I think we need more than myth in our new mythology… That may sound like a contradiction… …until we consider all that’s included in our religious/mythological texts. Those texts are soup—alphabet soup.  When you dip your ladle in… …no … Continue reading

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Sweet Embraceable Beliefs

  As we recognize the birth centennial of a beloved American president… …certain words, certain beliefs of this citizen still ring in my ears… …ring painfully.  Such as this statement: “Trees pollute.” These two words still ring, but not because … Continue reading

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