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Whenever I’m at a loss for topics to write about, I simply look out my window. The most intriguing stories, though, are hidden from view.
If your looking to explore national parks, the National Park Service’s “Electronic Resources” page is a good place to start.
I last ate meat on Thanksgiving Day of 2014. Vegetarianism has made my life simpler. It also has made me healthier, and I feel less culpable in our culture of slaughter.
Leaving brings movement toward something new, toward a fresh sense of being and becoming, as we break free from the stagnant orbits of settled lives.
Today my father turns 85, and he remains a living presence that continues to teach and inspire for those who pay attention.
As the Thanksgiving break approaches, the end of the semester is in sight. I will be traveling next week as students prepare their presentations and final papers.