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An Aquarian Exposition

    3 Days of Peace & Music Just imagine   After fifty years I still believe.     After Joan Baez closed her set I wandered the path back through the woods,  along the Groovy Way,  to my campsite … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In … re-posted

Listen to the whisper of the cottonwood trees The other day, early morning I was in my rocking chair on the porch. Slowly pitching back and forth, soaking in the warmth of the sun. Fields and pastures spread below, green … Continue reading

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Books On A Shelf

“You are a reader, and therefore a thinker, an observer, a living soul who wants more out of the human experience.”     Salil Jha   ” Old books exert a fascination for me – – their smell, their feel, their … Continue reading

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Remembering the First King of Hawai’i

King Kamehameha the Great June 11 is King Kamehameha Day in Hawai’i. This official holiday was established by royal decree on December 22, 1871 by King Kamehameha V to honor his great grandfather, Kamehameha I who united the Hawaiian Islands … Continue reading

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Preserving History – through old buildings

The winter homes of T. Edison and H. Ford There are towns and cities worldwide that have preserved the homes of important persons of historical significance. These museum homes promote respect for those that lived in prior times. The town … Continue reading

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Thomas A. Edison: Botanical Research

The Final Experiment Thomas Alva Edison’s 1928 rubber project represents a major advance in modern research on producing materials from renewable resources. More than 17,000 plants were tested in Edison’s quest for latex. Thomas A. Edison is an outstanding genius … Continue reading

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Two People That Saved The Everglades – Earnest Coe & Marjory Stoneman Douglas

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”     Margret Mead The Everglades are the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi. Everglades National … Continue reading

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