This song has been in the water for me since the late 70s, when somewhere (maybe Girl Scout camp?) I was taught the piece in the style of Art Garfunkel from his 1973 album Angel Clare. Sometime in the
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Grizzly has a child's tool kit on sale for Christmas, consisting of a wooden tool box like those made by students at the Clear Spring School and a variety of tools inside. For $16.95, today only, it m
The flower feeds the bee. The bee pollinates the flower. Who is the giver and who is the receiver? What do you do for your own benefit that also helps someone else? The Daily Compass offers words and
I wrote this for Bodhi day in 2015. Reprinted, okay with a few minor tweaks, for today. Gautama Siddhartha lived somewhere between the sixth and fourth centuries before the common era near what
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I love those little crispy noodles in duck sauce when I eat Chinese. They are even better when you eat in with some tea. And I will admit I often ask for seconds.
Blessing from the Thanksgiving/Thanksgrieving service at theSikh Temple.
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