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Storms, COVID-19 and Politics

Several decades back, while I was living with my parents in Moorhead, Minnesota, a radio announcer read the day’s weather forecast. Nothing unusual about that. The forecast was another matter. As I recall, the National Weather Service was telling us … Continue reading

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Another Pandemic Sunday

It’s a lovely Sunday afternoon here in central Minnesota. All that’s missing is Pippa’s song wafting through the air. “…The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn: God’s in his heaven— All’s right with the world!…” (“Pippa Passes,” … Continue reading

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Another Storm

(Like the song says, “Oh, the weather outside is frightful….”) There’s a Winter Storm Warning in progress this afternoon, which may become a blizzard if the storm sidesteps a tad. Either way, it’s not a day to go for a … 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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