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How I miss those caterpillars

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.”

Buckminster Fuller said that. What a great name. Buckminster.

He, if you don’t know or remember, was an American architect who created the geodesic dome design. He was a prolific writer, designer, inventor. In a nutshell, he did it all.

But he also had some serious ups and downs, losing a child to complications from polio and spinal meningitis, so the sentence that opens this column makes perfect sense if you imagine Mr. Fuller saying it.

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