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Humor

A Short Guide to the English Weather

Whatever they say about stereotypes, I have found this one to be true: The weather in England sucks. Nobody comes to England for the weather. Lots of people stay despite the weather, and are quietly resigned to it. Me, I am quietly raging.

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Bodies

The Circle Game*

And the seasons they go round and round”¦ As Spring approaches, I find myself thinking about the cyclical nature of life. This isn’t very deep or profound; the circular pattern of the seasons is a topic of contemplation, poetry, and prose with a long history. Depending on my frame of mind, this repetition, or redundancy […]

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Science

To Every Thing There is a Season: But Why?

It’s fall here in the northern hemisphere, but have you ever wondered why the seasons fall when they do?

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Summer Can Suck It

I know, I know, there are many summer-lovin’ readers out there. BUT. This summer has been brutal and I can’t take it anymore. I love fall, like any good Northeasterner, and I can’t wait to be wrapped in its crisp embrace.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: To Everything There Is A Season

Hola, Persephoneers! How goes your Wednesday? It’s a busy, busy day here at Persephone Headquarters, so I thought I’d throw up a fun LTP for today. 

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Life

So What’s on Your Summer Punch List?

Oh, summer. Every year it comes and goes, and I once again fail to do the things I wanted to do. I’m not even talking about big, arduous chores either; I’m talking about fun things that I tell myself every winter I will definitely be doing once the weather warms up. Farmers markets! Beach trips! […]