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Caturday Thoughts – Longing for a Real Living Space

The weather has been conducive to growth and with everything going on the lawn was out of hand. My neighbor Nelly offered the use of her power mower and in desperation I accepted the offer. The grass was just getting … Continue reading

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Where is Earth Day?

Earth Day is going to come and go unnoticed in most of America. That doesn’t surprise me. Never mind the attention getting global warming debate. Just ask your self when you last heard someone discussing the significant increase in UV … Continue reading

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Clear and Bright qīng míng 清明 Apr 4th

On the fourth we passed into the period of Clear and Bright. It is clear and bright (when it’s not raining), and the weather becomes noticeably warmer. A misnomer, particularly in southern China, but perhaps more accurate for where I … Continue reading

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Arbor Day

A wonderful way to catch what is being lost is to ask a child “Have you ever heard of….?” and find out what they have never heard of. A lot of people have never heard of Arbor Day, one of … Continue reading

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