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First Step

Hello there! Here is my first step on a new journey. I am very new to blogging and I know nothing about WordPress, so the first few posts will be simple and just me learning what the heck I’m doing. 145 more words


File this under Indexing and Journal

Both Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson practiced a deliberate form of inspiration, by referring back to their old journals for ideas. In Emerson: The Mind on Fire… 510 more words

While We Slumbered

. . .  But while the earth has slumbered, all the air has been alive with feathery flakes descending, as if some northern Ceres reigned, showering her silvery grain over all the fields.We sleep, and at length awake to the still reality of a winter morning. 37 more words



I listened to the sound of silence the other day, and it made me a bit squirmy.  I was driving my car. I was alone. I didn’t turn on the radio, nor the CD player. 217 more words



Clouds so low they looked like cliffs,
I’d been wandering lonely,
lost in Cardiff backstreets,
pining for the countryside,
wanting to Walden it for a while, 12 more words


Vonnegut for your Sunday...

Here’s what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey.

thanks for reading tim’s weed patch!