Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thank You, My Country

(View from the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway that hugs mountainsides, running from North Carolina to northern Virginia..Here, one can see the famed “purple mountain majesty” of the Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains. Photo by CKMellor.) As a child, I stood … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of Child-Centric Universe

(Coldstone Creamery’s Toppings Tray) It happens everywhere today…parents coaxing their children to decide from a sea of possibilities: “Do you want the coconut cream custard with the orange-zest jimmies, topped with……”Or do you think you’d prefer Moosetracks with a dollop … Continue reading

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I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to … Continue reading

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