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“Wisdom Begins in Wonder” ~Socrates

Thought for the Week A child’s sense of wonder is a priceless commodity. Perhaps the only thing of equal value is the retention of that commodity into adulthood. ⇓ “Kids think with their brains cracked wide open. Becoming an adult, … Continue reading

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Noisy Neighbours

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In life, sometimes you encounter episodes that are hard to describe, or for others to believe. One such episode, happened to me at Masai Mara, in Kenya. The park is themeing with wildlife. Wildlife…

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“To See the World in a Grain of Sand”

It’s hard to believe that William Blake wasn’t looking through a microscope when he wrote those words. I was astonished when, as a kid, I read Richard Matheson’s sci-fi classic The Shrinking Man, and realized creation is not only infinitely … Continue reading

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Without Wonder…

Thought for the Week To say it’s been a hard year would be a gross understatement. And yet this week Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving. In theory. In truth, many will wonder what there is to be thankful for. But they’ll … Continue reading

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Mystery Solved?

The World’s Greatest Mysteries Explained: (Click on any picture to enlarge it, or to start slide show) A Few Somewhat More Serious Thoughts on Mysteries:    “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 67

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Zack and Gina were saved from drowning by a man and woman dressed…

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The World’s Greatest Artist

He’s had the longest career of any artist in history, and at a considerably advanced age is still crafting new works. He creates in every medium–sculpture, engraving, painting, even performance art–and the scale of his work runs from the subatomic to the cosmic. Some … Continue reading

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Wonder

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~Socrates A child’s sense of wonder is a priceless commodity. Perhaps the only thing of equal value is the retention of that commodity into adulthood. ≈

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The Wishing Map 77

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seventeen: Naimian (Continued) Previously: Zack was led by naims (gnomes) to a strange wooden elevator inside an immense tree. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ He was crowded … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 69

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: After being attacked by a spiffwit, Gina and her brother Zack entered the inn named for the bizarre … Continue reading

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