Category Archives: Abundance

The Marigold Movement

In 2009, a Florida woman was short-changed at a McDonald’s restaurant.  She ordered a 10-piece McNugget meal, paid for it, and then found out the restaurant was out of McNuggets.  Indignant, the woman called 911 three times to report the … Continue reading

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Good Times Three (GIGX3)

While it is true my own little corner of Northern New England was spared ice damage this past weekend, on Monday things took a turn for the worse.  Ice continued to accrete on trees and roads and after midnight, there … Continue reading

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Enough Stuff

My head was spinning. I put the Jeep in reverse and backed out of the driveway, seeing the bag of sweaters in the back seat just out of the corner of my eye.  I didn’t need any more sweaters. A … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Sweetheart

A group of men and women are waiting in line at a convenience store.  A man with a radio voice strikes up a conversation and says he’s “definitely not in step with most of today’s society and proud of it.” … Continue reading

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The Whirlwind – A Pictorial Essay

I am prone to hyperbole when I write.  I am trying to tone it down; forgive me when I say that Sunday was one of the best days ever.  It’s hard to describe.  It’s my crazy bifurcated existence, with my … Continue reading

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Reggie Black Disturbs the Peace

I was planning to write a short pastoral piece today about walking in Uncle Bob’s garden at twilight.  The piece would have been perfect for “Tiny Steps Gardening Day.”  It would begin as I parked my Jeep behind the barn … Continue reading

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Pleased as Pyrex

I started worrying about garbage and landfills after I got out of college.  I hadn’t taken any classes about it and I hadn’t been to any environmental rallies.  I just started putting my garbage to the curb once a week … Continue reading

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