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Satisfying Restfulness

“Here is a country lovely and unspoiled. Here is a simple and satisfying restfulness…a place to charm the mind while nature mends nerves worn thin by living too fast and too hard. Here, in short, is peace, and play, and … Continue reading

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Healthy Parts, Healthy Whole

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body – the producers and consumers themselves. ~ Herbert Hoover Herbert Hoover’s response to the … Continue reading

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What Makes Life Worth Living?

One of the most exciting academic advances of our current era comes to us from the field of psychology. I was reading the monthly magazine published by the College of Literature, Science and the Arts of my alma mater, the … Continue reading

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Natalie Merchant sings life into old poems

Natalie Merchant’s singing career spans nearly three decades.  Whether you remember her from the 10,000 Maniacs or from her solo work, you will likely enjoy Merchant’s new album, Leave Your Sleep, a fascinating and diverse collection of poems set to music in true … Continue reading

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