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Hardwick Postcard #4: Jumble of Stuff

December’s New England sings monochromatic variations of gray, white, and conifer dark green – except for us, who live here.

Like a jigsaw puzzle, this Hardwick storefront window of used things perpetually enchants my girls. 76 more words

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once upon a time...

Once upon a time a group of people fought one huge land developer and won. Back in 1988, artists, politicians, and environmentalists—concerned that the big developer kept carving out more and more  of the beautiful canyon walls surrounding Laguna Beach in order to build more and more homes—organized a protest to save a pristine area along the  Orange County coastline they believed to be a treasure trove of wilderness trails and scenic vistas. 207 more words

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​Euphoria by Lily King

It took me a few chapters to get into this book. When I finally did though, oh, boy. Nell’s death was hinted at. But to find out that Fen did it. 221 more words

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler - 10/08/17

“Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.”   —   Margaret Mead

(I guess Maggie never heard that it takes two to tango?  And, even after… 20 more words

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Thought For the Day: It is Individuals and Not Government That Solves Problems

“Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals.” 93 more words

Thought For The Day

26. Reading: Euphoria

Lily King’s Euphoria (2015, Grove Press) did not exactly leave me euphoric. On the bright side, I could almost feel the humid air of a tropic jungle while reading – at a quite enjoyable safe distance of the book, and not as suffocating as IRL. 323 more words

Fiction

A little bit more about Margaret Mead

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Mead writing in the field

As I prepared for our discussion of Euphoria by Lily King this week, I found a few things about Margaret Mead which I helped me understand her a little bit more. 140 more words

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