Stephen Evans

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Stephen is a playwright and author of The Marriage of True Minds and A Transcendental Journey.


The temperature in Maryland today having climbed to 50 degrees, I am reminded of the time I was working in Rochester Minnesota in January, 1994, I think. There had been what they call up there a cold snap - temperatures of minus 25 degrees (Fahrenheit) with wind chills in the minus 75-80 range (those winds across the plains are fierce). I was normally driving back and forth from Minneapolis, but my car in the hotel parking lot was not equipped for that weather and I was stuck. I remember seeing the whole yards of taxis kept running all night because to stop them meant they might not start again.

After about ten days, the weather broke and climbed all the way to zero. It felt like spring, and many were walking around without coats, in shirtsleeves, even in t-shirts and shorts. 

Context is critical.


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Keep writing.

He said.


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Virginia M Macasaet
Yes! A worthy reminder :-)
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 05:41
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Who looks in the sun will see no light else; but also he will see no shadow. Our life revolves unceasingly, but the centre is ever the same, and the wise will regard only the seasons of the soul. 


Journal, March 10, 1841


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The Road to Truth

"We are now so far from the road to truth, that religious teachers dispute and hate each other, and speculative men are esteemed unsound and frivolous."

Ralph Waldo Emerson



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Katherine Gregor
How – sadly – true!
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 09:42
Rosy Cole
Plus ça they say. It seems we could be thinking along the same lines with our respective posts today.
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Beautifully said, Rosy. Cheers to you. X
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Thank you! It was! Glad you enjoyed! :-)
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Stunning - what a wonderful p;lace to celebrate Christmas.
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Congratulations on completing your research and best wishes for your next adventure!