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The Snow Eater

Every January for as long as I’ve lived in this region there comes a day, if not the better part of a week, of freakishly warm winds. 1,930 more words

Shout it from the Mountaintop: January 20, 2015

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”  – Ralph Waldon Emerson

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Encore: Emerson's Nature (A Chapter)

Why not praise an old, but “wordy” favorite once more? R.W. Emerson strikes again on The Contemplative Shelf with a suggestion of something you should try doing this week. 1,025 more words

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Shout it from the Mountaintop: January 13, 2015

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”  – Ralph Waldon Emerson

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Shout it from the Mountaintop: January 12, 2015

“Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. ” – Henry David Thoreau

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Shout it from the Mountaintop: January 5, 2015

“It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.” – Henry David Thoreau

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