Life is Short and the World is Wide October 24th 2009 "I travelled among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea;
Nor, England! did I know till then, what love I bore to thee..."
- William Wordsworth
Shires of Lincoln: There is no place quite like home...
I have spent most of my life in a land where any undulation over 100ft is considered mountainous and where the landscape is strewn with muddy fields and drainage streams. Sheep, cows, and corn barns, ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lincolnshire Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
"Life is a miracle that is collected over time by moments, flabbergasted to be in each other's presence.
The world is an exam to see if we can rise into direct experience. Our eyesight is here as a test to see if we can see beyond it. Matter is here as a test for our curiosity. Doubt is here as an exam for our vitality. An assumption develops that you cannot understand life and live life simultaneously. I do not agree entirely. Which is to say I do not exactly disagree. I would say that life understood is a life lived. But the paradoxes bug me, and I can learn to lo... full info