Searching for Silence

Exploring the Divine with Babaji The talk is of intelligent ants and foolish flies. Baba Harihar Ramji (call him Babaji), is sitting cross-legged in a lawn chair, wrapped in a comfortable shawl. Bird songs filter through the trees and near the opulent garden two crows are talking to each other,…

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Deadliest day on Everest

It was only a sliver of the Nepal catastrophe, but for Kenwood’s Jon Reiter on Everest, it was the longest 42 seconds of his life. Forty hours after a 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal into rubble, killed perhaps 8,000 people or more and sent avalanches of snow, ice and rocks thundering…

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Dying to Play Football

Football is under fire and Tony Moll knows the pain of playing. Does he still defend the sport? Tony Moll is many things in his football retirement: husband, father, mortgage broker, vintner, Rotarian, community volunteer, budding triathlete (not so), amateur photographer, English Premier League soccer fan and, not least, devoted…

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Inside Outside SDC

400 severely disabled human beings, 1,300 jobs, 945 acres of priceless open space. What will the future hold? SDC. Just three letters, but in those letters resides an entire alphabet of issues and a convergence of concerns affecting every human in the Valley of the Moon, along with numerous non-human…

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