Monthly Archives: March 2014


The first time I felt beauty deeply in my heart; I was standing still, my senses open: the touch of a chill autumn air on my cheek, my body hot from walking, damp booted feet below me, listening to the … Continue reading

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Civil Honesty: Fluoridation of Drinking Water

The community I live in is under threat from anti-fluoride activists.  As a scientist and educator and citizen this is a concern.  Cities work best when the decision makers are kept honest by citizens.  As a responsible and knowledgeable member … Continue reading

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Conversation with a Poet.

Conversation with Joe, a Poet. Yesterday I asked Joe, a friend who is a poet, if she wanted her son as a poet. Her answer was no; the whole angst and bleakness of the archetypal poets life, speaks against it. … Continue reading

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