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Think. Again.

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36. I absolutely agree with you about the positive benefits...
Fri Apr 12, 2024, 01:04 PM
Apr 12

...of being in nature.

I guess I'm just concerned about the dangers we are in right now and don't want to take my eye off the ball.

I know that I can't personally do much to stop the trauma that we are all going through, and I would really like to think that we're in good hands, but although we DO have many great people working to protect us from the damages that are being done (THANK YOU JOE BIDEN!) there are also many very bad people who are also in positions that SHOULD be protecting us, but are actually the bad guys.

I guess it's just hard for me to relax when we are literally in mortal danger (I say that as someone who has had my life directly threatened because of my Left political stance).

My apologies, but I just can't pretend that everything's just fine right now

Good advice! Easterncedar Apr 11 #1
It is not good advice. I was hiking on Sunday. I stepped in fox poop. 3Hotdogs Apr 11 #8
Fox poop cilla4progress Apr 12 #27
I volunteer in the local (N.J.) swamp. There is fox poop, raccoon poop, muskrat poop and Great Blue Heron poop. 3Hotdogs Apr 12 #41
Cool! cilla4progress Apr 12 #43
Now that sounds like the beginning of a good story. 3Hotdogs Apr 12 #44
I keep stressing to people the moniss Apr 11 #2
Yes! cilla4progress Apr 11 #3
It's raining 🌧 today. Emile Apr 11 #4
I love cilla4progress Apr 11 #5
Will Your Next Prescription Be 20 Minutes of Nature a Day? erronis Apr 11 #6
Yes! cilla4progress Apr 11 #7
Absolutely. And it can just be sitting in a quiet space and listening. erronis Apr 11 #9
Wonderful - cilla4progress Apr 11 #10
I always recommend Green Therapy! 🌳🌷 electric_blue68 Apr 12 #30
I can hear nature trying to enter through our skylight. SleeplessinSoCal Apr 11 #11
Nature can be wonderful, beautiful. But it also gives us our problems such as aging and diseases. erronis Apr 11 #13
Where I live, there's this thing called weather that doesn't always cooperate. ShazzieB Apr 11 #12
Well, cilla4progress Apr 11 #14
Absolutely! ShazzieB Apr 11 #15
Wonderful! cilla4progress Apr 11 #17
Did that yesterday Warpy Apr 11 #16
I've always been intrigued with NM, cilla4progress Apr 11 #18
The wanderlust years? Warpy Apr 11 #19
It really is a nice state. Elessar Zappa Apr 12 #21
Well, I love Wentachee and that area GenThePerservering Apr 12 #20
Glad you love it here! cilla4progress Apr 12 #23
I love New Mexico Bayard Apr 12 #32
I traveled through NM to get to AZ, Flagstaff... electric_blue68 Apr 12 #33
I love NM too - grew up back east womanofthehills Apr 12 #42
Sounds beautiful. electric_blue68 Apr 13 #45
I have a plot in the community garden pfitz59 Apr 12 #22
Sweet and salty here. mentalsolstice Apr 12 #24
Ecstatic - cilla4progress Apr 12 #25
Sounds very relaxing. The first time I ever row boated was ... electric_blue68 Apr 12 #35
Great idea, and good suggestion wendyb-NC Apr 12 #26
As though everything's just fine, nothin to see here. Think. Again. Apr 12 #28
Er... Why would you say this? ... electric_blue68 Apr 12 #34
I absolutely agree with you about the positive benefits... Think. Again. Apr 12 #36
Not mutually exclusive cilla4progress Apr 12 #37
So sorry you were seriously threatened! How hideous! That certainly could give you... electric_blue68 Apr 12 #38
I appreciate your words, and you're right... Think. Again. Apr 12 #40
We have a flood watch. Voltaire2 Apr 12 #29
Us too, It has been raining for 3 days. debm55 Apr 12 #31
Yikes, good luck! electric_blue68 Apr 12 #39
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