Re: The Pause that Refreshes

Date: Sun Jun 11 2000 - 07:48:44 MDT

In a message dated 6/6/00 8:21:44 PM Central Daylight Time,

> And once you have mastered bonsai and find the trees growing too fast
> for you, there is always bonsai mountains...
> (Mountain bonsai is described as " The most testing form of bonsai,
> practised only by History Monks and other very long-lived persons who
> don't mind waiting a thousand years to see what happens next." - The
> Discworld Companion)

Which comes full circle to the gardening idea: Given enough time and peace, I
can see developing a taste for "gardening" on a planetary scale . . .
Remember that line from one of the Star Trek movies: "Can I cook, or what?"

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