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“Eat No White Berries”

The Boy Scouts of America have an honor society whose membership is intended to be voted upon mainly by Scouts who do not yet belong to it: the Order of the Arrow.  To become a member of this Order, as … Continue reading

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The Great Circle

Most of us are taught and internalize the idea that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Captain Joe probably would disagree. This axiom may hold true in Euclidean Geometry, but there is a reason pilots fly … Continue reading

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Gathering Blue and Wisdom from Pooh

The nest on Jim’s twig wreath, just outside my window, is gathering more cornflower blue denizens.  The parents are on high alert: one frequently mans the nearby pathway against intrusion, while one sits on the nest and swoops violently upwards … Continue reading

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Orange Suns and Moons

I’ve touched upon deep greens and blues, swaths of sepia, my proclivity toward seeing things in black and white, and some of the unintended side-effects of my fondness for bright red. Today, thanks to a gift from one of my … Continue reading

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