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What of the Beach?

Our nuanced relationship with nature

A beach in Panama with palm jungle
Photo by Rowan Heuvel on Unsplash

Vacationing at the beach is a relatively new phenomenon, culturally speaking.

It’s a love that is for the most part unexamined, by most of us; we associate the beach with calm, rejuvenation, time out from the busy-ness of modern life, our cluttered lives where there’s always something to do and it’s usually done quickly. The beach is slow, redolent with healing…

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