Tag Archives: Dreamy

Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Marathon

The Heartlander is back, and this week’s Heartlander is Caitlyn Jenner. We first got to know Caitlyn when she was Bruce, gold medal Decathlete. I’m vaguely old enough to remember 1976 and 1975 and what a craptastic self-image the United States had … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Bead It out

This week’s Heartlanders are those working for the betterment of our waterways by removing microbeads and microplastics. Microplastics are persistent in the environment and can be digested by animals and plants and wind up imbedded in tissues. If they decompose, … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Dreamland

To Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dream Lives.

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Happy New Year

New Year’s is a time for New Beginnings. New times, new places, new people, new efforts and new challenges. Time passes from day to day and it can be easy to get lost in the rolling current of day to … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Overall

To Germany. Reunified. Unified. United. One. Twenty-five years and counting.

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Heartlander of the Week: Bring It Back

This week’s Heartlander is the consortium that is moving forward with the redevelopment of the Battersea Power Station site in London. OK, so I’m not a Londoner, so I don’t completely understand what the Battersea Power Station meant. I can … Continue reading

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The Fragments of Yesterday

The other day, I was fishing through the drawer in my kitchen that contains my recipe binder, looking for a recipe I thought I had in hard copy. My recipe binder is one of those tony, commercial binders with custom … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Imagine

To the guys who did the new Chipotle ad, Chipotle, Fiona Apple, Roald Dahl, and Gene Wilder.  For a reminder of the importance and power of imagining things.  It comes with hazards and prices, and rewards.  It comes on its … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: All Our Hopes and Dreams

To the Space Program, for bringing us the Blue Marble.  Our first planetary self-portrait.  A glimpse of just how small we really are. Today, of course, is also the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  Time has passed, the … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Johnnie Say Relax

This week’s Heartlander is John Denver, may he rest in peace, for creating the Windstar Land Conservancy, as a place for people to reflect on their lives. The Windstar Land Conservancy announced this week that it would sell the ranch/retreat … Continue reading

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