Author Archives: Laura Carter

Roads less traveled

In the past two months, the husband and I set out across multiple states and thousands of miles to visit family. We drove past the farm lands of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Iowa into rural Minnosta for a visit with … Continue reading

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My Encyclopedic Beginning

Lazing in the pool soaking up sun always sets my mind to wandering. Yesterday I was reminiscing about how when I was about seven years old my parents bought a set of Encyclopedia Britannica. It was a big dollar investment … Continue reading

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Going to Church in my Mind

One of my favorite and very early posts–slightly updated. Last night I dreamed I went to church–an all African American church.  I was dressed in a red coat and sang with the choir.  Now, I have been to a church … Continue reading

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Of Coffee and Jellies

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the annual San Antonio Public Library’s Book Festival. Out of a good many speakers, I chose to hear Juli Berwald the author of Spineless–the science of Jellyfish and the art of growing a … Continue reading

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Our time as an illusion

Albert Einstein’s famous declaration “time is an illusion” is explained in his book Relativity. Einstein writes: Since there exists in this four dimensional structure [space-time] no longer any sections which represent “now” objectively, the concepts of happening and becoming are indeed not … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung in South Texas

Over the past two weeks Spring arrived in San Antonio. Green leaves are budding out on just about everything, and our back courtyard citrus trees are full of baby blossoms. Last week: I went to the movies, again!  “Annihilation”  is a very … Continue reading

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Last week’s mind expanding info

A couple of things I learned last week: Some veggies, like carrots and spinach, are healthier cooked than raw–from Prevention Magazine I also found that frozen, cooked spinach is very inexpensive and great to add to soup, rice, casseroles…the opportunities … Continue reading

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