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I gotta tell you

  We not only have a powerful need to take in stories.  We also have a powerful need to tell them… That’s obvious enough, but what drives this need? Well, I think storytelling has been essential to our survival, on … Continue reading

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seeking my inner Sasquatch

  When I first turned my gaze to the Himalayas, I wasn’t seeking Shangri-La*… …I was pondering the one known as “The Abominable Snowman”… …the one we now call Bigfoot or Sasquatch. I wanted to believe in those solitary giants. … Continue reading

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Winter earns its capital

  To me, the names of the seasons should always begin with a capital letter—Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn. It’s a matter of respect… …respect for the essence—the special presence—of every season. Technically speaking, Winter begins on December 21.  But … Continue reading

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Harmonious Cacophony

  Why do we celebrate New Year’s on January 1st? Because that’s the beginning of the year! According to Julius Caesar. He believed January would be a good month to begin the new year, since it was named for the … Continue reading

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