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Death in Charlottesville

A vehicular homicide case near the intersection of Fourth and Water streets in Charlottesville, Virginia, is international news. I regret the loss of life, particularly since the driver apparently intended to harm or kill the victims. I’ll get back to … Continue reading

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Navel-Gazing in August

Someone said “write what you know.” It was definitely Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, Nathan Englander, or somebody else. I’ve mostly seen the quote applied to writing fiction. Apparently some folks assume that it means authors should only write stories about … Continue reading

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Still Rejoicing

My father reminded me of this good advice when I was in my teens: “…whatever is true, … whatever is lovely, … think about these things.” My response was something like ‘…because they won’t last.’ I wasn’t happy about saying … Continue reading

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Death in Manchester

(From European Press Agency , via BBC News, used w/o permission.) (“Thousands attended a vigil in Manchester earlier” (BBC News) Manchester is England’s second-largest urban center, in terms of population. At around 10:30 Monday night, something like 21,000 folks — … Continue reading

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