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  1. This posture has an anatomical requirement – that the rear “wrists” operate in both directions. I have watched these critters hanging similarly from the bar that supports the suet-and-seed baskets for the birds, and marveled. Words cannot – something – nor custom stale her infinite variety. I think the poet was talking about a woman but I am talking about a woman in the larger sense – Gaia.

    I checked. It’s Shakespeare, from Antony and Cleopatra, and the correct quote is “Age cannot wither nor custom stale her infinite variety” but you get the drift.

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