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Is a safe life worth living if it means missing out on awe?

I love lightning. I love watching it and the excitement of the wind and temperature changes and rattle of hail and heavy rain that accompany dynamism of weather. I have especially learned to love lightning from the safety of observing … Continue reading

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The light in Robin William’s eyes

Thinking about Robin Williams. If there was ever someone who embodied wonder and awe it was him. I have also been startled into homesickness several times since hearing of his death by glimpses of artists’ versions of the iconic mountain … Continue reading

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Did you see the moon last night?

Wondering how many others who read this blog do turn away from their computer screens long enough to notice the moon. If you are reading this, please reply with a quick comment. When and where did you most recently see … Continue reading

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Footprint calculators can inform how we live and let live.

I found a post on the following list: kate ming-sun outdoors that includes a link to a “footprint calculator”. These are always fun, so I am sharing this one, as well as a much borrowed and rewritten post based … Continue reading

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Contemplating wonder and awe and the fit with doom and gloom

Bringing congruity to otherwise disparate thematic focii is something my brain does smoothly with surprising regularity. However, I am also aware that when a blog is headlined as “keeping in touch with wonder and awe” a reader might expect something … Continue reading

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Pay no attention to the men behind the screens

I share this not to point a finger at any one person, governing body or country in particular. If I randomly select any natural and/or human disaster I am sure a similar measure of behind the scenes manipulation, disguise and … Continue reading

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Concept of Climate and sustainability not “around” in the 70’s?

Taking wonder and awe and the magic of light in the natural world to its juncture with the global crisis of climate disruption, I meandered through the PBS archives today. Sparked by a blog posted in a list on the … Continue reading

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