Write Up The Road

He woke in a swamp

Oddly, he was on his hands and knees, chin inserted at the fork of a large tree limb. His wrists were tied to stakes driven into the ground on either side of his tree-trapped head. As he moved his legs, he realized the same arrangement bound his knees. Moldy odors roiled on the air currents, …

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Reach out

“And the song, from beginning to end, I found in the heart of a friend.”                 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1868 Write a genuine letter to a dear friend.Make that phone call you’ve been trying to find time to do.Send a funny ‘thinking of you’ card. Reach out and contact someone. It’ll be meaningful, whether in the larger …

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Everything old is new again

Archaeologists recently discovered tiny fragments of ancient ivory with astrological symbols carved on them. The experts date the fragments back to the Babylonians, the people responsible for establishing the roots of astrology, some 2500-3000 years ago. While I wasn’t practicing my celestial craft quite that long ago, I have observed astrology has enjoyed many resurgences …

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