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Posts from the ‘environment’ Category

Heaven and Hail


“It’s the beauty that thrills me with wonder.   It’s the stillness that fills me with peace.”   ― Robert W. Service, in The Spell of the Yukon.   Read more

The Battle of the Seasons

“Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.”   ― Charles Dickens in Great Expectations.   Read more

It Takes a Village

An eight-day boat ride on the Amazon River deep into the Peruvian rain forest- are you crazy?  What about those poisonous vipers, deadly caimans (alligators) or unfriendly natives?    Read more

“Sorry, You Can’t Get There from Here”

A favorite “Down East “ Maine saying to lost tourist seeking driving directions is “You can’t get there from here.”  If you’ve ever driven the zig-zag Maine coast, it seems a true statement. Read more