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Vis A Vis To The Rescue

By Artur Ciesielski | Hygge , Places

When the lush green, neatly cut as if a piece of tiles art in hundreds of hues of green, ground came into view the Lufthansa plane was just barely off the ground and seconds from landing. Shaking and rattling from the turbulence the small plane, only half full, approached the wet runway. It overran its […]

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Walking The Japanese Garden In Portland

By Artur Ciesielski | Places

Japanese gardens provide a means of achieving the peace of mind and clarity of thought. The garden is a miniature representation of the world; its elements include rocks, water, trees, buildings, gates and fences – all these elements are important, none more than the other. These elements are carefully  manicured – aesthetically pruned. A well […]

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Last Of The Fall Leaves

By Artur Ciesielski | Places

It’s now Winter and the last of the fall leaves await their final drop. The smell of decaying leaves, the crackle under the wheels and the burst of the final colors before the branches lay bare in the light blue sky signal that my favorite season is at hand, sans the snow. Okay, the real reason […]

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