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Out of the woods: Thai 'hermits' harness web to go global

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KHON KAEN, Thailand: From communing with forest spirits to whipping up love potions, Thailand’s cave-dwelling hermits once conducted their supernatural endeavours with just ancient magic and ritual as their guide. 858 more words

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The Summer Files: Day 48

Summertime is a challenge for this mom. Like many creatives, I’m one of those personalities that needs a good dose of silence and S-P-A-C-E to recharge. 535 more words

Cymbalaria mularis

Cymbalaria mularis

at Durham Cathedral

They built their God a house

to shoulder the heavens,

demanding all of the sky above

the broad loopings of the river, 78 more words


Hermits and trust

I threatened my counselor that I would become a hermit.  It was easier in my mind than dealing with all the scary people around me all the time.  448 more words


Lucky Day

It has been awhile since I’ve picked a book up and was unable to put it down. I have had a good run of audio books, but, one can only spend so much time “reading” in the car, so, I took my chances when “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit” called to me at one of the libraries I frequent. 550 more words


The Honey`Man

The honey`man
sits easily at his table
his hands illustrating his life
the long sinewy fingers
of healed scars

open to be read
by curious customers… 85 more words


The Stranger in the Woods Review

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

This is the last book from my April reading that I’ll be reviewing here. As I said in my previous post, I was tempted to just write the whole month off, but this book has stuck in my head for the last few weeks, so I’m finding it worth the time to unpack it a bit and encourage others to give it a go. 925 more words