Tag Archives: Nature

We Go Forth to Wonder —-

Men go forth to wonder at the heights of mountains,  the huge waves of the sea, the broad flow of the river, the vast compass of the ocean, the courses of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.  — … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en: A Nightmare

Where have I been lately? Why hasn’t there been a new post here since October 28th? That’s simple. We’ve been living our own Hallowe’en nightmare. The snow began last Saturday afternoon, while we were happily watching Mozart’s Don Giovanni in … Continue reading

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In Other Words: Nature’s First Green

FOOTNOTE BELOW  * Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing … Continue reading

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Tucson in A Different Mood —

Everything’s been all “hon and dearie” (as my mother used to say) with the weather in Tucson. Sun shining, blue sky, warm breeze. Envy of the East. But everything changed today. We had cloudy, we had stiff wind, we had … Continue reading

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