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I was hiking up in the hills above Borobadur, and there were little villages, rice fields and households – impoverished, but beautiful and friendly people. Hardworking would be an extraordinary understating… Out there, in the primitive hardscrabble wilds of these … Continue reading

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a fool, who balances?

coax \KOAKS\ verb 1 : to influence or gently urge by caressing or flattering 2 : to draw, gain, or persuade by means of gentle urging *3 : to manipulate with great perseverance and usually with considerable effort toward a … Continue reading

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going through…

I get around perambulate \puh-RAM-byuh-layt\, intransitive verb: 1. To walk about; to roam; to stroll; as, “he perambulated in the park.” transitive verb: 1. To walk through or over. 2. To travel over for the purpose of surveying or inspecting. … Continue reading

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simulacrum: x

I’m looking for the real thing; but then again, what’s to say that the real thing isn’t merely a “shade” of some other, perhaps more wonderful… similarity. simulacrum \sim-yuh-LAY-kruhm; -LAK-ruhm\, noun; plural simulacra \sim-yuh-LAY-kruh; -LAK-ruh\: 1. An image; a representation. … Continue reading

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