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Is Play for the Birds? A Lughnasa Reflection

Today marks summer’s midpoint, Lughnasa, the magic moment halfway between the solstice and equinox that open and close the bright time of year.

Summer, the season of play. 1,271 more words


Dinosaur-Shaped Eyes

An animal’s eyes have the capacity of a great language.

Martin Buber, I and Thou  [1]

These owl eyes speak the language of the night, where owls live and move and have their being.

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Baron Jakob von Uexküll

One of the things I like about well written non fiction is it often opens up new areas of learning.  John Vaillant’s The Tiger did that for me.  137 more words

My Life

And the Dog Stayed Downstairs

Probably everyone reading this has had the experience of walking into a place and getting “bad vibes.”  Sometimes there is an obvious reason that can be found, like a violent crime that once took place there, but more often it’s a mystery. 832 more words

The Unexplained