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New Year’s Eve, 2020: I Imagine We Will Survive

Today is New Year’s Eve. It’s also Saint Sylvester’s Day, the 420th anniversary of the British East India Company’s charter and the 141st anniversary of Thomas Edison’s incandescent light demo. But mainly, I figure, for most Americans, today is New … Continue reading

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Back at Mass

It’s been about four months since I’ve been at Mass. I don’t like that. But I see no point in kvetching about the COVID-19 pandemic, or blaming Minnesota’s governor for trying to keep Minnesotans alive, or our bishop for cooperating … Continue reading

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10 Poems

Perspectives Fairy wishes and toxic kisses, We hope and fear and dream. Life and thought and feeling passes. Looking back, I see what was. Ahead? I’ll see that later. (November 18, 2019) Quiet Neighborhood Still water, small lawn, a few … Continue reading

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Walking

Reflections and reality, Walking toward the light. Footprints lost to time and tide. Destination still unseen, Following rippled outlines, Walking toward the light. Not-entirely-unrelated posts: “Arrivals and Departures” (January 30, 2019) “Death, Funerals — and Life” (September 30, 2018) “Choosing … Continue reading

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