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On Quiet Desperation

Every adolescent recoils at the prospect of becoming like most adults–caught up in the vicious cycle of paying the mortgage and keeping the lawn cut, having lost touch with any sense of the wonder and magic of being alive.  And … Continue reading

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On Aging Youthfully

An aged man is but a paltry thing, A tattered coat upon a stick,unless Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing For every tatter in its mortal dress–W. B. Yeats We have no choice about our bodies growing … Continue reading

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On Perfect Love

I like country music (don’t judge me, I grew up in Texas!).  It’s not exactly highbrow lyrics most of the time, but it is still enjoyable much of the time if you’re willing to practice what the poet Coleridge called … Continue reading

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