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I got startled by the root of ex-plore: to wail or cry out. It morphed from a pain-reaction into a call to adventure, in the Joseph Campbell sense of the hero’s journey, the storyteller’s “inciting incident.” This is what launches the stories of life. It’s said that nobody moves unless propelled by hope of avoiding […]

Midwinter Relativity

          In a vast field of frozen dark-gray slate, a luminous pearlescence blooms above a slow horizon in the southern sky, this silent dawn near solstice. Moments of enchantment pass before the mind remembers: this is the sun, rising in the south. The wakening mind expands: the sun is not rising – this is […]