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Something to Raise our Spirits

The election of Donald John Trump was so demoralizing that I could not write.  But yesterday, the 22nd of January 2017, has so lifted my spirits that I am again moved to put fingers to keyboard. In December, I was … Continue reading

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A Prisoner’s Memory Strikes a Chord

“It struck me that day that kayaking on the lake was a good analogy for the way I wanted to live my life on this planet:  powered by my own efforts, gliding in harmony with the forces of nature, moving … Continue reading

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“Triple Shot, Grande, Nonfat Soy Milk, Peppermint Latté”

We sit down on two of the tall stools at a Starbucks counter.  We’d stopped somewhere in Pennsylvania, for a break in the 9-hour drive from Lovingston, VA to Etna, NY, after an enjoyable Thanksgiving visit.  Starbucks is already decorated … Continue reading

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