Category Archives: landscape

Water — The Great Silencer

I assume many of us have the experience of sitting by some water, be it a grand ocean or a small pond in the park, and feeling a quietness and silence come across the water that make us just sit … Continue reading

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Life Is In The Clouds

Summer is a scorching affair in southern Taiwan. Over four or five months the temperature hovers in the mid 30s C (90 or above F), and humidity is high. But there are upsides to this weather, such as the many … Continue reading

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At the Ends of the Rope

A motivational speaker who wanted to warn about how bad habits or vices start out small told the following illustration. In the old days of bridge building they would first tie a thin thread to a kite and then fly … Continue reading

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