Funny thing is, the greatest fear of all is not death, but life. But alas, once...– Aloysia Power
The cords are wearing off of my corduroy pants. (soon they will only be ‘roys’) In a society so focused on consumerism and having many belongings and closets full of clothes, I feel proud to be actually wearing out my clothing. Once I decided I wanted to wear my pants until the cords wore off, it became almost fun. Every time I wear them I look down at my knees and notice that,...
In the end, humans are no less trapped by light pollution than the frogs in a pond near a brightly lit highway. Living in a glare of our own making, we have cut ourselves off from our evolutionary and cultural patrimony—the light of the stars and the rhythms of day and night. In a very real sense, light pollution causes us to lose sight of our true place in the universe, to forget the scale...
Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Could it be true?
It seems like at least half of my posts end up being about my Voyageur trip. I really do think about more than just that. I would not say that I am living in the past or dwelling on events from that trip two summers ago. However, many situations that I encounter in life right now can be related to things I experienced in the arctic. The trip was amazing. But so much happened, and happened so...