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Feng Shui Book Review: Year of the Ram 2015—Secrets of Heaven and Earth by Michael Wu

Michael Wu is a Compass School feng shui master in Honolulu. In his book Year of the Ram 2015—Secrets of Heaven and Earth he refers to Landform (Form School) Feng Shui, the kind of feng shui that I practice, as… 871 more words

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‘According to the teachings of the Aborigines, the Dreamtime began when infinite space was penetrated by great powers, who literally dreamt the Universe into being. These beings, whose powers are limitless, are the great ancestors of humanity, and their dreams formed the world as we know it.  92 more words


Black Diamonds by Vogue on tour

Vogue will be awarding a $10 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour. Follow the links at the end of this post to enter the drawing and check out the other tour stops. 1,055 more words

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Folklore in Fiction

I’m an “up close and personal” kind of researcher. So when I’m working on my regional series, that means I’m often out in the hills, meeting people and listening to the stories that have been handed down, one generation to the next, keeping the old legends alive. 640 more words

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Eljena's backstory, part 2

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“Poor princess. Other young women like me just had big local parties. She had to be paraded through the streets of Jacumba for everyone in the capital to see. 558 more words

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An excerpt from the book Music & Sound in the Healing Arts written by John Beaulieu.

“Music has the power to bypass our conscious focus of attention. 71 more words


Land use of equivalent wind and nuclear power generation (Weekly pic)

Besides climate change, one of the major environmental problems of our age is biodiversity loss. As it is caused largely by increased human land use, stopping biodiversity loss requires us to reduce the land footprint of humanity. 401 more words

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