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Embrace your birthright

“Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you.” – Annie Dillard

Annie is talking about writing but everything she says is so relevant to life, I had to share more of her words: 194 more words

Reflection upon "Living Like Weasels"

In ENG 4081, the professor recommended us an essay named Living Like Weasels written by Annie Dillard, a very famous American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize. 990 more words

Interesting Essays Shared

Mullein at summer's end

. . .our original intent . . . is to explore the neighborhood, view the landscape, to discover at least where it is that we have been so startlingly set down, if we can’t learn why.

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Rural Living

The start

This is my start. It’s been a long time coming.

I don’t fully understand what my barriers are, let alone know how to shift them but I came across a simple sentence from Annie Dillard yesterday: ‘How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives’ and it has made all the difference. 248 more words

Annie Dillard

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”

—Annie Dillard

Stunning photo from unsplash, and quote found via the ever-inspirational Brain Pickings.



Part 2 of Acadia

We went to the top of the mountain to greet the sunrise.  Not so high in altitude, but pretty far up there in latitude.  248 more words


Fried Shrimp Flatbreads with Spicy Cardamom Sauce, and Weasels

Flood the moat; keep the rabble from the gates. Best advice I’ve had in weeks. And exactly what the chickens needed to hear. We may have a weasel. 492 more words