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Blog posts : "nature"

Paradoxical Flakes

There is a gentle snow falling today. It's lovely how the movement of free-falling flakes makes the world more still, and the flakes' soundless smack down makes silence louder.

Maple and Spruce

There are two trees outside my window, not far from the house. One lost its colorful leaves over two months ago, the other is an evergreen.  

Like the bare Maple, something in me responds to seasonal differences revealing the growth and change that we mark with time. As 2014 becomes 2015, a sense …

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Sitting with Longing

Sometimes quiet is the bare tree outside my window stretching into the pale gray winter sky, the branches full of longing for nothing in particular. Maybe, longing is simply desire at rest, yet simmering with anticipation—an awareness of blossoming and fruition during a fallow season. Longing is aki…

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New Surroundings

When you move from a location you have lived in for 30 years to a new home in a different state a lot changes, and nothing changes. For instance, saying goodbye to the amazing trees that lined the path of your frequent walks for years is difficult (for some of us). Yet, trees in the new surroundings…

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Availability

My favorite time to enjoy psylence is when walking through my neighborhood which is blessed with many old growth trees - pines and deciduous -  plus many saplings, adolescents, and young adults. The presence found in silence is also the presence of the trees, of myself, the sunlight, grass, and the …

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