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Start Where You Stand

  Do not wait; the time will never be “just right.”  Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” — George Herbert, “Jacula … Continue reading

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The Apple of His Eye

Near the end of March 1845, I borrowed an axe and went down to the woods by Walden Pond nearest to where I intended to build my house…. The owner of the axe, as he released his hold on it, … Continue reading

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Quiet Green Places

Industrial progress may be likened to a wide road of modern design, along the centre of which traffic is speeding at tremendous and dangerous velocity.  At the sides there are footpaths where old people may saunter and children may loiter; … Continue reading

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Spring Inspiration

The Grass so little has to do – A Sphere of simple Green – With only Butterflies to brood And Bees to entertain – And stir all day to pretty Tunes The Breezes fetch along – And hold the Sunshine … Continue reading

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Devilish Questions

When the flush of a newborn sun fell first on Eden’s green and gold,                         Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the … Continue reading

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I hope you love birds too.

I hope you love birds too.  It is economical.  It saves going to heaven. -Emily Dickinson It is very pleasant work carving bird bowls.  I start with a branch and a few roughly sketched lines.  After much bulk is removed … Continue reading

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