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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Meeting the neighbors.

Eagle Mountain Journal 11/07/20 Yesterday, met some nice neighbors, Bria and Arol who have 82 acres +a hunting lodge across the street. Trumpians (no masks) of sorts with lots of money, lots of “toys”-cars, trucks, RVs and boats-so to speak. They have a big family. They invited us to see their place... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Four days ago a deer that must have been shot on a beer by property died in our yard. The vultures have been busy devouring it. Yesterday only some meat, the hide and skeleton remained. They’re back today. Eventually, it’ll all be gone. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Radio Shangri-La

How does Bhutan’s New Media illustrate The concept of cultural globalizati To our delight one of our guest speakers spoke on her novel, Radio Shangri-La and her experiences working in Bhutan with Kuzzo FM Radio there in the previously isolated and magical land of prayer flags and smiles. The... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Tea Time for the Balti

A Higher Calling By Jannet Gregory As soon as I picked up Three Cups of Tea the first glance at the text nabbed me and got my interest. This true story by Greg Mortenson was new to me, but reminiscent of other humanitarian missions that have inspired me. The mention of Afghanistan and Pakistan... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Did I tell you tell you...

the story about when I forgot a bouquet at this hotel once and called the night manager to see if I could pick them up on my way back from LA. H e looked around and said yes they were there behind the desk in a safe place and that I could stop by any time and get them. So around midnight I did that... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lost and Found

Long has man dealt with temptation and warding off evil, illustrated very differently by Ray Bradbury in his 20th Century story the Veldt in comparison to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s tale written in the 1800’s. Through the eyes of the character Young Goodman Brown Hawthorn explores the challenge folk have... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Only Hope

“Can love change the history of the world? It is my belief that can and does.” We may just get what we ask for, so as some careful what you ask for. What our greedy selves may desire could be exactly what we don’t need or truly want in the long run; rather what we love is what we get. Be it... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Mission Band-Aid/An Independent Study

An African Proverb states, “The man who beats the drum doesn’t know how far the sound goes.” As a mother or five I was too busy bringing the children up, educating them, housekeeping, running a business, volunteering and wearing the pants that I knew I marching to a different drummer and stayed... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Sunshine Play

Roar my ocean, sing my joy, bounce and wave your sandy breeze; Celebrate with us, our sunshine play, Castle tides and distant days. Delicate Lilies bend to the ocean’s breeze, The silver light cast shadows on weathered trees. Below the wave’s beacon roar, Scatter stones beneath their jagged shore.... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Love and Death

Is Love Eternal? Love conquers all, but does it conquer death? In religious terms it does. The secular distinguishes between pleasure and love. Love takes it’s texture and shape from variety and differences between people. Plato identified Erotic love as a passionate longing and most idealized form... Sign in to see full entry.

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