Monthly Archives: November 2017

WHAT I AM READING

I’m often asked what I’m reading so I thought, on the occasion of giving thanks for what we have, I would list the books on my nightstand. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems by Billy Collins Collins is a former … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves and Leaving

In the autumn of 1996, Norm appeared at my kitchen door and told me he had come to say “goodbye.” Our family had moved to Connecticut from California six months earlier and Norm was one of my few friends. We … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGY AND ITS VAGARIES

What do you call an expensive multi-media system that is supposed to work with the push of one button but instead requires three controls per device and a closetful of equipment? I call it the temptation to swing a baseball … Continue reading

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