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Seasons

I was in St. Louis this week for work, and beyond the normal events of work something special struck me. See, it’s October now and while in Houston it still feels summer-like on most days, fall has arrived in all its splendid beauty to most of this country. There in the hills of the St. Louis area the leaves of the trees were no longer the green of summer, but rather the vivid tapestry of yellow, orange and red of fall foliage. A wonderful reminder of the changing seasons of the year that we so easily forget on the Gulf Coast, where our seasons consist simply of the tolerable part of the year, and the really, really hot part of the year.

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On my way back I was thinking about various things, and the thought of the seasons made me think of that famous passage from the Book of Ecclesiastes: (more…)

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