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Tree Talk

Many cultures throughout history have worshiped trees and viewed them as a symbol of life. Forests once covered great portions of the world’s land mass and provided natural environments for communion. Concepts of good and evil arose from a tree in … Continue reading

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Like Old Man Winter

I decided to take a cold morning hike into the wildest corner of my valley. If every country and suburban district had a designated, well-preserved wild location (an idea prescribed by H.D. Thoreau, but dutifully ignored), the Big Ravine would be … Continue reading

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