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General

RIP Prince of Darkenss

Prince been gone patrolling the neighborhood for a couple of days, which isn’t surprising, because he was gone for a week a few weeks ago.  I’d been thinking about when he might return; I was […]

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Hallothanksholinewyear

Christmas

Christmas is for children.  But it is for grown-ups too.  Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts. Lenora Mattingly Weber

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Quotations

Politics

The reason we have politics at all is that we disagree, sometimes deeply, about how to promote the common good, and we need a peaceful and productive way to resolve or at least manage these […]

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Quotations

Trust

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish Proverb God never gives you more than you can handle, but I wish he didn’t trust me so much…

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Quotations

Respect

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? Confucius

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Hallothanksholinewyear

Merry Christmas

Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead, said Scrooge.  But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change.  Say it is thus with what you show […]