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“Morning is when I am awake and there is a dawn in me….We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep.  I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man […]

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Bearing Witness

If you’ve ever slid on an icy road, or rear-ended someone, or upended your car, or been a part of any number of mishaps, you’ll know that life seems to slow way down, when you’re in that split second before disaster.  I’ve always been fascinated by that.  Our brains must be so focused, so in […]

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How To Be An Explorer

There is a warning on the back cover of this book–How To Be An Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum by Keri Smith. “Warning: To whoever has just picked up this book: if you find that you are unable to use your imagination, you should put this book back immediately.  It is not for […]

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