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Shades of Gray

In the movie Girl with Pearl Earring, Griet and her employer Vermeer look out of the window of his studio. He asks her what color the clouds are. “White,” she responds. After some time, she corrects herself and points out … Continue reading

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Untouched for Centuries: A Virgin Spruce Forest

There is a virgin spruce forest in Randolph County, West Virginia, which I have baptized “The Magical Forest.” It’s almost difficult to believe the fortunate coincidence that left a piece of forest untouched for centuries. But this is what the … Continue reading

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