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At First, Silence

At first,


the kind that penetrates,

beyond conscious awareness,

a subtle silence,

one that startles,

no engines,

running motors,

airplanes en route,

coffee makers. 89 more words

Daily Journal

Making New Teachers Feel Welcome!

Our school system revitalized the mentorship program, and I spent my afternoon trying to put together a “care package” for our new English teachers.  I probably spent way more time thinking about this than I should have, but it was either this or dusting my classroom.   592 more words


Cecil and the Police

In a recent incident, Cecil the Lion, a thirteen-year-old youth, was fatally shot by Officer Walter J. Palmer. Though there was an immediate uproar over the what appeared to be an unnecessary and excessive use of force, Palmer defended his actions. 303 more words


Ree Views: The flowering of human consciousness

Reading ‘ A New Earth’ by Eckhart Tolle has been one of the most enlightening experiences I’ve had in ages.

Since time immemorial, the ego has governed our existence. 250 more words

A New Earth

The Amazing human body: Facts about Stowaways and their survival

For several people, travelling on an aircraft is a nightmare. Adjusting to a restricted space with little leg-room and feeling your ear pop during take-off or landing is enough to dissuade many people from flying. 820 more words



Dogs are truly amazing. My favorites have always been collies, although it must be admitted that they’re no good when it comes to chasing deer away. 516 more words

Cathleen Townsend

Silent voices from the past

Statue of the Venus of Ranencourt 23,000 years old


It is amazing moments and discoveries like this, that fill me with joy and a sense of profound connectedness. 156 more words