What does Hope Look Like?

The 1950’s are characterized as a time of innovation and energy, optimism and hope for the future. Popularized in the late ’50’s by Frank Sinatra, the song High Hopes won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. I remember singing the song in my elementary school music class. It had a catchy tune, and a […]

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Nature is a Formidable Foe

I love nature. Truly I do. But nature is not my friend. There is little about it that one could call friendly. Permit me to explain. As soon as spring has sprung, nature comes alive with marvels. The songbirds return. The bees hum in the flowering trees. Flowers pop out of the ground and bloom […]

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