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Reading past tyranny

Make-believe. Did I even need to be told? But mom . . . go on. The talking wolf. The tallest tree in the world where a small girl lived...

Happy Birthday––improvised

Happy birthday to a dear friend; happy birthday to anyone with a birthday this month. Please take a minute or two (after reading), and go...

A #red-hatted (mystery) woman

#Tolstoy is hot right now, in part because we have the time to read his ten-gallon books; and also because his later non-fictional books...

#Coherence, #disappearance and #soul

Adieu to a thoughtful reader of this blog, #Ripp #Smith, a close friend of Lynne and myself, so kind, so wise, an exuberantly antic man,...

Hitch and the PM

In the second season of the marvelous Fellini-esque #Young Pope series, the third, John #Malkovich pope, ascending after the...

Not quite what you think of as #'rafting'

What a story! The #Medusa sails from France toward Senegal, along with three other frigates, carrying the rudimentary population of a new...

Clippings in a #house-bound time

May 31 #Masks of course are everywhere. Encountering a friend last week, she laughed––it’s so nice to, well––not see you. Masks #conceal,...

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