Last Night I had ...

          the strangest dream
          I ever dreamed before
          I dreamed the world …

          I awoke at 7:00 to the sound of rain this morning. I haven't done that for quite some time. There was this farm house ‽ and all was calm ‽ …

          “Despite all our achievements we owe our existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains”
                                        — Farm equipment association of Minnesota and South Dakota

          … However: we all know that dreams are the result of spontaneous processes at the sub cellular level of …

          "Herding Cats" is a funny term, but it is particularly appropriate for describing the process of getting the assembled visitors to the sanctuary blinds each morning. As the twilight emerges from the dark star-studded eastern horizon, the frost on every exposed surface begins to glow, and the trill !

          The trill of thousands of Lesser Sandhill Cranes is more felt than heard. The Trill penetrates your soul … if you will just let it happen …

          I find it curious: So many agonize over details. As though we have settled upon the (think military strategy) campaign. No solutions can be found unless solutions are, in fact, the objective.

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          And when the papers all were signed
          And a million copies made
          They all joined …


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enhydra lutris's picture

much for the earworm, especially since, in my head, I hear dylan doing it.

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That, in its essence, is fascism--ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt --

PriceRip's picture

@enhydra lutris

          was my retort to one of my best friends' comment in a similar situation in the late 1960s.

          His eye roll could be heard around the world, as he mouthed "NO, you idiot!" The silence was (indeed) deafening.


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"I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant."
Robert J. McCloskey, U.S. State Department spokesman. From a press briefing during the Vietnam war.


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