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The Serious Value of Silliness

Lessons from my inner five-year-old You may have noticed that the world is kind of a mess lately. Lately, as in the past five years, or the past 30, or the past 500. Climate change, pandemic, the disastrous end of a…

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Times Are Dark, So Lighten Up

We won’t get through this if we lose all our joy I’m not trying to be funny here Seriously. What I’m after is a sober-sided defense of levity. After taking an afternoon off yesterday from all the awfulness that is America these…

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It’s My Birthday, So . . .

You get a present. I get a present. Everybody gets a present! I celebrate another birthday this week So, enough of July 4th weekend, not that it’s been such a big deal this year unless you count the Trumpian travesty at Mt.…

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A Short Post About A Long List

Here comes my favorite holiday: a day devoted entirely to celebrating the people and events and circumstances and things that bring us joy, or that make us comfortable, or that remind that our wee little lives are in fact miraculous…

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