Monthly Archives: December 2013

on Joy

Many years ago I was sitting in an airport in Phoenix (long before the TSA was a twinkle in tyranny’s eye) contemplating how crappy my day had just been. Instead of being excited for a long awaited trip to visit … Continue reading

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on Dryness

I live in an old house. And in this old house is an old furnace. While the old gal still pumps out heat pretty well, one of the side effects of it doing so during this time of year is … Continue reading

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on Light

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton (1862-1937), American novelist and short story writer Well it’s that time of year again: the first few days after the … Continue reading

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on the Majority

“Measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.” James Madison (1751-1836), Federalist Paper #10 Majority rules. That is … Continue reading

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