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I don’t know much about golf.  I know that it’s “a good walk spoiled.”  I know that my dad shot his age several times and made a hole in one twice, and that those are plaque-worthy accomplishments.  I know that golf originated in Scotland.  What I didn’t know is that there is a difference between …

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The Oracle of Delphi

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What to do, what to do?  That seems to be the persistent and universal question that we humans share.  The ancient Greeks had a singular method for making decisions:  they consulted an oracle.  What It Is The term “oracle” refers to both the shrine where a prophet or prophetess channeled advice from a god, and …

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Bunny Food

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I want to have a serious bunny talk.  This conversation may be past-due, but as Herbstbaum pointed out in her lovely springtime post, it is still the Easter season.  (I have to digress for a moment here, and point out that I finally figured how to make a nice, clean link.  This may not seem …

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A Tisket, a Tasket, Go Shopping With a Basket

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It’s a very “Little Red Riding Hood” thing to do… (and she was European, after all!) WHAT IT IS I bought this charming basket at village “Sunday festival” in Bavaria. (Shops were never open on Sundays, so about once or twice a year they would allow shops to open, and make an occasion of it).  There were an array of …

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