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Art is One Way to Cope With Pain

And nature is a form of art

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There’s a lot of pain in the world right now. Close by, a friend’s husband has been diagnosed with an incurable disease that affects his ability to walk. Another friend is alienated from her daughter and granddaughters and threatens to cut me — her oldest friend — off because of a stupid and tactless interaction. A third is in a contentious marriage that…




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Patsy Fergusson

Patsy Fergusson

Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave.

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