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A kind of artist

“We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist.” — Wendell Berry History tells us much about the wide-ranging though conflicted brilliance of Thomas Jefferson.¬† Aside from his celebrated love of books, farming may have been his greatest passion. He and his trusted gardener …

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Some things

“We know some things they didn’t know in the past, but they knew things that we’ve forgotten.” — Ashleigh Brilliant Here’s something to ponder: if you were to time-travel and¬†suddenly swap places with a person of your age, gender and ability who lived two or more centuries ago, which of you would have a harder …

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