Monthly Archives: May 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June.  Now I anticipate four hot, humid months.  I plan to celebrate many of the pleasures of the season: t-shirts and shorts, long early morning and late afternoon walks, baseball, watermelon, sipping cold water, cook-outs, heavy and dark green leaves, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A New Hero for Me.   “You can’t email me,” she said.  “I got rid of my computer.  I spent too much time on Facebook and other places, and when the machine didn’t work right, or didn’t work, it was … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Carnage. Monday morning I awoke to the sight of a large dead rabbit on the street.  When I left for a walk at mid-morning, two crows were tearing at the body.  Forty minutes later, when I returned from the walk, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Thoughts on a Fiftieth High School Reunion. As we met and greeted one another, we tried to connect our pasts with our presents.  We had begun and ended careers. reared families, lived in other places, and made close friends with … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A Sign at My Favorite Downtown Bar: “It does not matter whether the glass is half full or half empty.  There is clearly space for more wine.” Three Reversals: 1 In the current issue of The New Yorker, a cartoon of … Continue reading

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