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February 2021

Peregrination

Treehuggin’ in Hangzhou

Elderly trees bent over, dipping their branches into the water. The trunks filled with something resembling concrete, filling hollows like filling cavities. Heavy wood posts supporting the tree where it extends horizontally over the water’s edge. Clearly, the trees around West Lake  ...

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Philology

Abjads, abugidas, and alphabets

Many years ago, I read a wonderful book titled “Book of the Hopi” by Frank Waters. Well, I read the first half of the book. The book described how the tribes split apart and traveled the four directions, and then met up at the center of the universe, Third Mesa, Arizona. The tribes  ...

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