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December 13, 2014


What was the rationale for cutting down the trees? Looks like the one pictured was well-maintained. Nice tree. Too bad.

Some people are afraid of nature. They like to tame everything, enclose it, pave it, fence it out. They like to control everything. Makes them feel more secure. Modern. Like maybe one day they won't die as everything eventually does.

Somebody like that came over to my place one day and could barely walk on the stony natural ground. He was like an elephant on ball bearings, so unaccustomed he was to wild and untamed places sweating in the sun in his Gucci loafers. He was very careful to wipe the wisps of dust from his shoes as he got back into his car. I could smell his cologne loitering in the air for some time after his car faded away down the road.

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