Perhaps it should be called a stroll into unfamiliar worlds; worlds strange to us but known to other creatures, manifold and varied as the animals themselves.
-Jakob Von Uexküll
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I really want to blog about this exhibit, which I saw yesterday at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. But I’ve been up sick since 3am and – probably because there’s a storm coming soon – I swear it keeps getting darker, … Continue reading
My first few drafts of this post began with laborious descriptions of the exact contours of my passionate belief in resolutions, but I nixed it. Instead: I have a vivid image of the kind of person/scholar I want to be … Continue reading
Last night I held a mouse while it died. I had just shooed away a menacing cat outside our local library, and not for the first time, either. A few months ago I rescued a sparrow from this same cat, carrying … Continue reading
“Someone told me some secrets early on about living. You have to remind yourself that you can do the very best you can when you’re very, very relaxed. No matter what it is, no matter what your job is, the … Continue reading
What a lovely day this is. Hugs to all.