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the morning commute – deep thoughts

I once took a Literature and Culture course that discussed the sublime. According to dictionary.com, the sublime is “impressing the mind with a sense of grandeur or power; inspiring awe.” In the class, we discussed how the sublime was typically something vast and even frightening; this concept of the sublime …

rustic?

OK. My idea of the word “rustic” is not the same as the people handling the marketing for Brown County State Park’s Abe Martin Lodge. When I hear the word “rustic” I think about not having certain creature comforts that we Americans have begun to take for granted – like …

my wild kingdom

It appears that our home is becoming a wildlife preserve in what is rapidly turning into a subdivision – or something similar considering we live on a county road on the outskirts of a small town. My wife and I purchased our home from my father, so I have lived …