What's real? What's not? Philosophers, mystics, and theologians have argued this question for millennia. I don't know the answer.
But a fall walk late this afternoon helped put the upcoming election into perspective. Both are real -- nature and politics. Yet only one calms the spirit.
Which I needed right now.
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Having turned 60 this year, falling leaves have become a more meaningful metaphor for life's evanescence.
I started my walk too late in the day to get a lot of sun.