I've just come in from the barn . doing evening chores and settling the
horses in for the night. There is a soft rain falling here in Pownal and
the Woodcocks are in full voice as are the Killdeer. It does make my heart
sing when all around us seems to speak nothing but gloom and doom and the
mere sound of a few birds can set the world to rights .. At least 'my'
The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of
morality by religion. -Arthur C. Clarke, (1917-2008)