Off the Maine coast, the shore is too rocky to enable boats to come all the way in to anchor. To make matters worse, some of the highest tides in the world are found off the northern coast of that ...

Time moves in a straight line. It is like walking down an unfamiliar garden path. We put one step after another, and as our journey continues, we travel from the beginning toward the end. At any ...

August is the cruelest of the summer months. The heat has built during June and July, the fields have dried, and there seems to be no relief from the dog days that have replaced the glory of early ...

Let’s look at an unusual word. Existential. It means having to do with life, with our existence, with the fact that we are here and alive on this very day. Now let’s take a derivative of that ...

It is every little girl’s desire to marry a prince. It is Disney to the core, for that perfect man to come in to sweep us off our feet, and to be carried away to a distant land of tall towers, ...

In gardening, some of the worst weeds to fight are those woody-stemmed, prickly nuisances called briars. If we dig them out, one small bit of root left intact will fester underground until it gains ...

Rainbows are transient things, not there in the most real sense, but rather an effect of several other things. What makes up a rainbow? Water. Sunlight. That’s it. Even then, however, we must be at ...
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