Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tree Reduction

When an oak crashes to the ground, it changes one’s perspective about trees. And a lot of other things. There are millions of trees around the world. They’re so common in northeast Ohio that they become functionally invisible: white noise … Continue reading

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Laatste Loodjes

“It’s the last little bits of lead that weigh the most.” “Unfortunately peanut butter.” Some Dutch expressions make perfect sense in English. Others: not so much. “Helaas pindakaas” — “Unfortunately peanut butter” — only makes sense because of the rhyme (though I actually … Continue reading

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