Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Age of Instant

October 25, 2012, 1:06 pm by Heather Webster

Instant noodles, instant Internet access, instant gratification. Instant purchases promise happiness and guarantee delivery but don’t allow for reflection. A flare of anger becomes harsh words on Facebook or a hurtful blog; neither can be erased. There is no cooling off. Harsh words are matched by harsher words and the hurt ricochets, reverberating across the … Continue reading

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Spring Changes

October 23, 2012, 6:38 pm by Heather Webster

Spring is now well established. How else would we measure time without the signs of change? I see new buds and blossoms forming as the old leaves and cuttings decay. The new growth cannibalizes the old. Cleaning teams of insects, bacteria, fungi all have specialized species to partake of the feast. During the growing season, … Continue reading

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