Author Archives: ansuseye

About ansuseye

Blog writer and photographer

Minding A Stuck Turtle

Nature is our always companion and source. Even when not paying explicit attention, she has a way of reminding you of the drama you are drawn from. The stuck turtle is a predicament you cannot turn from. Continue reading

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Gifts

when you look up in the woods at that exact moment that two cardinals join in a kiss. Continue reading

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Woodpecker

There I was, glasses in hand, stumbling on, a joyless morass leaking out in salty tears, Resilience frayed into tattered fringes of despair. Even the sunlight’s dance in the trees could not gladden this labyrinth of loud loneliness. But the path … Continue reading

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Refuge

In the mud flats by the lake,
I cannot turn
from the hawk holding up the sky,
The eagle’s flight through dazzling, tumbling planes,
the quiet mysteries of birds and turtles. Continue reading

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Island of History and Mountains: Beyond the Beach in Cyprus

Between the gentle seductions of its hospitality and its rich history, Cyprus left me with an impression of a culture that reinvents itself anew with a self-confident resilience.  In Cyprus, the glories of antiquity are juxtaposed against commercially-vibrant cities with modern infrastructure, … Continue reading

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Scientific Rationality: Comforting Illusion in a World Falling Apart

Science is viewed as synonymous with progress, however in reality science is easily reduced to an impotent handmaiden of power and ideology.  As we face planetary crises, we need a deeper engagement with our humanity—both individual and collective— using spiritual and political … Continue reading

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The U.S. Army Corps Environmental Impact Statement on the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

President Obama ordered an Environmental Impact Statement to be conducted on the full length of the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline (DAPL) in his final days in office.  This would allow a full cost-benefit analysis to be done and consider input from tribes who … Continue reading

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