Category Archives: Nature

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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Driving While Technologically Drunk

We need a healthy critique of the dominant role of science and technology in the modern world to avoid crashing the planet. Based on a few centuries of scientific rationalism and the ensuing technological muscle its given us human beings … Continue reading

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Nature’s Inspirations: Landscapes and Textures

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Chasing Death in the Namib

The engine’s grinding drone rang in my ears and drilled through my bones.  My stomach lurched.  I tried to focus on the outline of the pilot’s head, on the seat belt, on anything static. Bouncing on air pockets, surrounded by … Continue reading

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