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THE NEW NORMAL ?
“Rain streaming down windows on this soggy winter day. It strikes me, suddenly, as I think about what the weather’s been like during a year that is shaping up to be the hottest in recorded history: Forget that talk about “the new normal”. We are at the end of normal. Our warmer skies here in the East hold more moisture. All our weather systems are becoming unpredictable.
But not to sound depressed: I’m grateful to have a beautiful place to stay dry–and to be able to make the choice to go out and get soaked. A large part of our adaptation to the climate change we are in will be psychological: how do we keep our spirits buoyed? For me, the answer lies somewhere in finding beauty all around me, honoring it, and using it as the fuel that keeps me fighting to solve this problem.”
Dominique Browning, Slow Love Life blog: http://www.slowlovelife.com .
SOME MORE THINGS TO THINK ABOUT
“The dissenter is every human being at those moments of one’s life when one resigns from the herd and thinks for oneself.” ~ Archibald Macleish (edited)
“Cowards die many times before their death. The valiant never taste of death but once.” ~ William Shakespeare
“They say a person needs just three things to be happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to look forward to.” ~ Tom Bodett
“Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.” ~ Pope Paul VI
- Fairy-tale characters: Cinderella, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel, Henny Penny, Jack & Jill, Jack & the Beanstalk, Jack Spratt, Little Jack Horner, Little Red Ridinghood, Mother Goose, Princess & the Pea, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Tom Thumb, Wee Willie Winkie
- Fabulous fairy-tale creatures: dragon, elf, fairy, giant, goblin, leprechaun, Mermaid, ogre, phoenix, pixie, Roc, sea-serpent, sprite, troll, Unicorn
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