Monthly Archives: November 2008

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Thanks, giving

Happy Thanksgiving! Sometime back, in October, there was a group of wild turkeys, that came to visit me. And while they are normally very reticent about being close to people, these were friendly. I called to them, they came, and … Continue reading

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A love of patterning (1)

Marrakech — The realm of Islam, in beauty: In the love of God, it is permitted to celebrate this presence, but not in idolatrous sculpture-making or craven images. Therefore, the wonderment, you can find in beauty — patterning — in … Continue reading

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A Love of Wild Trees (8/10)

A Love of Wild Trees Contemplating the tree of the world… And this is the seventh in a series, from http://tim.girvin.com/Entries/index.php. Looking skyward, stars hang in the balance, branched — bound in light, spanning — circling the mooned night. I … Continue reading

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Cairns

Sometimes, the work of the weekend is complex enough, with writing, drawing and research — prepping and creating projects — that there’s no time for anything else. But, being on the island this weekend, I’d found that a remarkably balanced … Continue reading

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A Love of Wild Trees (7/10)

Friends have responded with imagery and stories. And ideas. Paul Stamets with the CBS News Photo: Dusty Yao CBS News (Discovery and Sunday Morning News) came out and spent the day with me filming. We took them into the mountains … Continue reading

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A Love of Wild Trees (6/10)

Being in the place of trees… And this is the seventh in a series, from http://tim.girvin.com/Entries/index.php. When I contemplate the place of the tree in my heart, I go there in my mind. And I go back to many forests, … Continue reading

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