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The Olive Wreath

When Xerxes discovered that the Greeks were celebrating the Olympic Festival ┬áthe first day after the battle of Thermopylae he asked a Greek deserter “for what do the Greek athletes contend?” When told that they were not competing for money … Continue reading

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Jean Henri Fabre and the Purpose of Mountains

Even though Jean Henri Fabre is best known for his prolific writings and investigations of the insect world, I am enjoying his work on the earth, This Earth of Ours, in which he discusses the entire inanimate world around us. … Continue reading

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