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Archive for Porchlight

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July 6, 2019

Friends

The value of genuine acceptance outside of the family you were born into cannot be underestimated.

June 15, 2019

Radio

The image of a single disc jockey broadcasting lonely and live from a small radio station in the overnight hours - as epic an American icon as the cowboy.

June 1, 2019

Summer

Will the words "summer vacation" become like phone booths and trading stamps, ceasing to have any real meaning in the everyday lives of Americans?

May 29, 2019

a postcard of deming park terra haute indiana

Trees

Among their many other benefits to humanity is the fact that over the centuries trees have been used to create countless theater stages and musical instruments.

May 18, 2019

Thought

Happiness is a feeling rather than an equation because we can never solve it the same way twice.

May 4, 2019

Traveling

Travel abroad can reveal the world much like classic novels can reveal the past. You may leave disheartened but you'll always leave wiser.

April 20, 2019

Coffee

We spend an inordinate amount of money, effort, and time securing a daily cup of coffee. The caffeine effect is a little less than 5 hours for an 8 oz. serving.

March 30, 2019

Place

The significance of place in our lives is both functional and spiritual. Our birthplace, our addresses, our final resting place all help to identify us and tell our story on this earth. Where we are in place also constantly calls upon us to be aware of the present moment.

March 9, 2019

Beatles

The Beatles wrote, performed, and recorded all of their songs in a little over 7 years.

February 23, 2019

Handwritten

If we are not exposed to someone's handwriting, that is one less distinctive characteristic available to us.

February 9, 2019

Handmade

The handmade in tools, clothing, and crafts: It's not just how these artifacts contribute to our existence but also what is contributed by the act of creating them.

January 26, 2019

Language

For those rare and wonderful times when you realize you can't describe it in words.

January 12, 2019

2 year old girl running

Run

Watch kids run. Spontaneous. They don't care how far. They don't care how fast.

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