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Arboriculture
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Re: Word of Today

Priority queue.

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Opression stack.
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Landscape architecture
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Re: Word of Today

That's a lovely term...I was just debating over the concept of architecture in humanities today and read this

http://www.carusostjohn.com/text/tow...e-of-emotions/

I think "the feeling of things" talk to us the most when we travel or when we return. I was looking at the dark brown, woodden pirate regatta anchored in a lake bay as I was coming to work, it was a familiar view and unique, so dramatic. It is always there.
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That's a lovely term...I was just debating over the concept of architecture in humanities today and read this

http://www.carusostjohn.com/text/tow...e-of-emotions/

I think "the feeling of things" talk to us the most when we travel or when we return. I was looking at the dark brown, woodden pirate regatta anchored in a lake bay as I was coming to work, it was a familiar view and unique, so dramatic. It is always there.
I think the experience of architecture, for non architects, differs widely. I don't go through Stadelhofen all that often anymore. I remember the first day I saw it my mind kept bouncing between sketches and photos I had seen and this majestic curved space which somehow had a mathematically generated bird skeleton built into it. When I caught the train there every day, it was just a train station. When I go through there now I can't keep my mind off the way that the steel is constructed as if it could be articulated to exhibit motion, but someone forgot to install the drive gear.
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Most of the motion in life has no drive gear. It is human to constantly look for it, or impose it.

The Word of This Friday is insubordinate.
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That's a lovely term...I was just debating over the concept of architecture in humanities today and read this

http://www.carusostjohn.com/text/tow...e-of-emotions/

I think "the feeling of things" talk to us the most when we travel or when we return. I was looking at the dark brown, woodden pirate regatta anchored in a lake bay as I was coming to work, it was a familiar view and unique, so dramatic. It is always there.
I agree. The simple way a tree frames the space around it, or the many ways land meets the sea, or a lake.. and the patchwork of farmed fields as undulating movement of form rippling toward the distance mountains. I love seeing the mountains when I return to CH, like powerful giants shaping and structuring the land from afar. I never tire of the beauty of landscapes, man made or natural
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Wholesome fun.
That's fun you can have and still keep your clothes on ?
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The only fun thing that precludes keeping your clothes on that I can think of is body painting.

(I presume that nobody will claim "birth" as another example.)
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It might be the opposite, in fact. You made me laugh.

I get heebee jeebees from the whole "wholesomness". Such a sales pitch. Attach it to anything and sell it. So, it was ironic. I wonder what wholesome fun is, but will use it as much as I can to get something to giggle about. To start with, kayaking, playing badmin and chess are examples of wholesome fun.
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(I presume that nobody will claim "birth" as another example.)
People give birth dressed, on top, there is not much fun in that, in general.

I don't know if wholesome = granola.
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I don't know if wholesome = granola.
Staff and parents, yes (at least partially so). The baby, on the other hand...

As to granola: GMO free, low salt, peanut free?

I still tend to think of wholesome as a positive term, a hayride with roasted corn, baked potatoes and steaks, perhaps iced tea, lemonade.

Yes, I do sometimes think of the world as a sort of animated Norman Rockwell painting, or Wallace and Gromit film.
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Re: Word of Today

That's the good, old times "wholesomeness".

But I just hears it not long ago in a commercial for some amusement/outdoorsey activities far from real wholesomenes, it felt as if it became a concept used to sell whatever. "Have a wholesome snack, get yourself one of these still warm over-processed pretzels". Ykwim?

Granola - I used pejoratively, "loud green hipster". "Wholesome fun" sounds as a catchy phrase to sell...outdoorsy resorts? You don't even have to be outside there and have fun.

I like the old school idea of wholesomeness much more. What's wholesome for others..home made dinner? Playing with a ball? Crafting with kids? Why is it even used with non food related stuff, it is confusing.
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