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London Fires, Mostly

Many folks who lived in Grenfell Tower got out. Many others died. We don’t know how many. A current estimate is 79. Determining the exact number will be difficult, since high temperatures may have effectively obliterated some human remains. Some … Continue reading

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“Renewed and Expansive Hope”

Wanting respect is reasonable. I think folks who support Gay/LGBT Pride Month for that reason have a point. I don’t agree with much of what’s said on the gay/LGBT pride issue — and explained why I won’t spit venom in … Continue reading

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London: Death, Hope, and Love

This is bad, but could have been much worse. Yesterday evening, starting around 10:00, three people in a van drove across London Bridge, deliberately running down pedestrians.1 After crossing the bridge, they left the van and attacked folks out for … Continue reading

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“The Federation of the World”

Tennyson said “Locksley Hall” expresses “…young life, its good side, its deficiencies, and its yearnings.” I’m inclined to believe him, partly because I was young when I first read the poem. A half-century later, these are still among my favorite … Continue reading

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