Time’s Winged Chariot

But at my back I always hear/Time’s winged chariot hurrying near–Andrew Marvel (1621-1678) Before you think this post is going to be a downer, let me assure you it is quite the opposite.  Allow me to explain… First of all, the poem. Notice the poet’s dates. 1621-1678. This is a long time ago. How long? Shakespeare…

Musings while Walking: Balance

On today’s walk, my mind wandered to philosophical musings. What is the nature of the world and where do humans fit into it? How has history brought us to where we are, and what is waiting for us in the future? Please be assured that I have no inflated opinions of the importance or uniqueness…

Gardening

I read an article one time about a man who taught gardening to inner city children.  He claimed that people who love and work with plants are less likely to turn to a life of crime.  I do not have his experience, but I have to agree that working with the soil and helping things…