Tag Archives: America

Worry, Concern and COVID-19

(Springtime in Minnesota: and a winter weather advisory.) The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t affected us much here in central Minnesota. Apart from the governor’s stay-at-home order, no Mass and new shopping rules. A winter weather advisory starts tonight. That explains the … Continue reading

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Christmas, Octaves and History

The American holiday and Christmas seasons overlap, with fuzzy terminuses. Termini. Beginnings and endings. For some, Christmas starts with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. That fine old American tradition has been joined by Cyber Monday. Oddly enough, I haven’t noticed … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Being Thankful

Thanksgiving is — complicated. Pilgrims, Patuxets and Plymouth Thanksgiving is an American holiday. We celebrate by gobbling, guzzling and getting together with members of our extended family. Some of us also express thanks for having all that food. And either … Continue reading

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Death Came to Dayton

Saturday night had been Sunday morning for just over an hour when death came to a street in Dayton, Ohio. A young man killed eight folks who had been outside a bar. He’s dead. too. Probably killed by police. One … Continue reading

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