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Spring Lake – 22 Jan 2014

A walk around the always picturesque Spring Lake. Water patterns are fascinating. It was about 75°F today – very unusual for this time of year.  Been a very dry winter and we’re under drought advisory already here in California.

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Ernest Callenbach’s “Epistle to the Ecotopians”

Ernest Callenbach, author of the classic environmental novel Ecotopia and other works, and founder/editor of the internationally known journal Film Quarterly, died on 16 April 2012 at the age of 83, leaving behind this document on his computer. I found it well worth reading. He eloquently expresses many of the themes which concern me regarding […]

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Hike at dusk

  “See beauty the way Keats did: I think it’s a good idea to think about what you find beautiful, not in any trivial, insipid sense – as in what you find pretty – but in something like the Keatsian sense, of equating what is beautiful with what is true, and what is true with […]

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The Beautiful Trail

Now Talking God With your feet I walk I walk with your limbs I carry forth your body For me your mind thinks Your voice speaks for me Beauty is before me And beauty is behind me Above and below me hovers the beautiful I am surrounded by it I am immersed in it In […]

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