The Deepest Winter Darkness

Even in the deepest winter darkness, all weather is good because everything created by the forces of nature must be right.

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Our Sinking Sea Beds

So much of Earth is covered by sea, great blue expanses dotted here and there by land. Their depths are the most mysterious and unexplored places left on the Planet, and they are filled with life.

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At the Mercy of the Elements

 

Like you, perhaps, I have been separated from the world forcibly this weekend, because of snowstorms that have isolated my home in a way I have never known before.

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The World is not Ours

 

In the warmth of a mild late September, when autumn has just begun to show himself, plants in my garden that I thought had died down in preparation for the ending of the year have pushed forth delicate new flowers in a message of life and hope: in every ending there are new beginnings.

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Irma, Part of a Perfect Storm

 

Heavy winds pounded my home last night, and its cedar frame rocked like a ship on rough seas as wood outside and inside crackled and  the great River Wye roared her power.

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The Future of Life on Earth

 

Sir David Attenborough said yesterday, at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, “I feel better than ever about life on Earth.”

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Checking on the Night Shift

It was only last night that I learned, to my surprise and delight, that a hare is living in my garden.

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Mount Everest Saying No

The mysterious disappearance of the Hillary Step on Mount Everest is causing worldwide speculation, without good answer.

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