Archive for May, 2004

Life Is As Thin As The Wind

Sunday, May 30th, 2004

Men drop to the earth like leaves Lives as brief as footprints in snow. Bristlecones enthroned on top of the world Watch civilizations come and go. They seek our secret, immortality, But search in vain, for it is vanity. If truth be known I would rather be a flower, or a leaf that lives and […]

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Social Skills Challenged

Saturday, May 29th, 2004

Studies show that gregarious, well-connected people actually lost friends, and experienced symptoms of loneliness and depression, after joining discussion groups and other activities. People who communicated with disembodied strangers online found the experience empty and emotionally frustrating but were nonetheless seduced by the novelty of the new medium. As Prof. Robert Kraut, a Carnegie Mellon […]

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Haiku

Saturday, May 29th, 2004

Stately pillars frame a humble river. Listen! Water music plays. “Chattahoochee Overpass” by Eric Hill ©2003 / ephotograph

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