Jeffrey Peterson

  • Life’s Lessons

    Fifteen or so years ago, our daughter had a lovely black Labrador Retriever, “Tango”. Despite profuse and heartfelt promises that she would feed and walk her, in practical reality, Daddy did. Daddy, it turned out, was trained.  But, as a result of repeated daily action, Daddy, unlike Tango, also...
  • Can Civilization As We Know It Find Another Route?

    Of course it will. But this begs another question: Why should civilization which, following the very nature of creation is subject to the laws of evolution and decay, be preserved in a static state in perpetuity? Movement is at the very heart of life. Civilization has always found another...
  • Sunshine on Spiderwebs

    I am sitting this morning, as has become my usual, witnessing the magic of the growing light in the garden. There are invisibly fine spider lines criss-crossing between trees — visible now and again as the light plays on them and they are stirred in the breeze, so fine...