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What Song Do You Hum to Yourself?

I want to go all over the worldAnd start living freeI know that there’s somebody whoIs waiting for meI’ll build a boat, steady and trueAs soon as it’s doneI’m going to sail along in the dreamsOf my dear someone– Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Dear Someone There are bigger, more far-reaching songs on the classic…

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Making a Splash

This earth will grow cold,a star among starsand one of the smallest,a gilded mote on blue velvet—I mean this, our great earth.This earth will grow cold one day,not like a block of iceor a dead cloud evenbut like an empty walnut it will roll alongin pitch-black space . . .You must grieve for this right…

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Remember, and Live Well

we will be remembered in the way others still live, and still live on, in our love.– David Whyte, Everlasting There’s a certain look in the eye of the next generation, both uncertain and certain at the same time. A look that says “I’ve got this” that convinces you that yes indeed, they really can…

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To Be Touched by Everything I’ve Found

One obvious problem with long drives is that it eats into reading time. You can solve this with audio books, of course, but then what of podcasts? As a heavy consumer of both, what do you choose? And this is where time becomes our enemy. Long drives require epic podcast episodes, and there’s nothing more…