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Quirky Critters

This is my atonement for last-week’s shiver-inducing montage of Monsters in Our Midst, real creatures that are particularly scary-looking, although many are, in fact, quite harmless (tadpole, anyone?). I now offer this companion gallery of real creatures that–while unabashedly quirky–are … Continue reading

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Ugly?

“He’s not ugly.  You’re just looking with ugly eyes.” ~4 1/2 year old daughter of a friend May we learn to see with beautiful eyes. Today and always.

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The Ugly Time

I used to consider late autumn with its leafless trees and sullen skies the ugly time But then I grew up and came to understand its barren beauty how it saw the loss and longing in me and sent its moons … Continue reading

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Ugly?

“He’s not ugly.  You’re just looking with ugly eyes.” ~4 1/2 year old daughter of a friend May you see with beautiful eyes. Today and always.

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