Monthly Archives: February 2017

From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXVII

Musings in Winter: Jenna Butler “I won’t wax poetic about the land in a perfectionist sense: we work hard out here, and things constantly threaten the tiny equilibrium we’ve established in the market garden. Whatever peace we find is often … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXVI

Musings in Winter: M. P. Zarrella “Nature is cheaper than therapy.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Bruce Cheever (American, contemporary) Below – “Autumn, Clear Creek Falls” Musings in Winter: Buck Brannaman “Think of the horse as your … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXV

Musings in Winter: Christie Purifoy “As humans, we roam the entire world. We even venture beyond it not space. The whole planet is ours, but the whole planet is not our home. Instead, home is the ground we measure with … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXV

Musings in Winter: A. G. Roemmers “If you feel alone, and if your heart is pure and your eyes still shine with the wonder of a child’s, perhaps as you read these pages you’ll find that the stars are smiling … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXIV

Musings in Winter: Albert Schweitzer “Very little of the great cruelty shown by men can really be attributed to cruel instinct. Most of it comes from thoughtlessness or inherited habit. The roots of cruelty, therefore, are not so much strong … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXIII

Musings in Winter: Stephanie Perkins “I mean . . . I don’t know. I don’t know what I want to do, or who I want to be, or where I want to live. I don’t know. I like reading about … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXII

Musings in Winter: Bill Bryson “Whatever happens in the world – whatever is discovered or created or bitterly fought over – eventually ends up, in one way or another, in your house. Wars, famine, the Industrial Revolution, the Enlightenment – … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LXI

Musings in Winter: Osho “It is not the truth which has to be sought, it is you who have to be brought home.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Gary Lee Price (American, contemporary) Below – “Shakespeare” (bronze) … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LX

Musings in Winter: Bella DePaulo “Home, to many of the people I interviewed, is a good, comfortable feeling about the place where they live, and a sense that their place is going to be theirs for a while….Home is any … Continue reading

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From the Pacific Northwest – Part LIX

Musings in Winter: Mara Dabrishus “If I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that horses do listen to you. They may not have a clue what you’re saying, but they know the tone in which you say it. I’ll sing … Continue reading

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