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Spoon River Anthology

The other day, on my way somewhere by car, I heard an NPR article on  Spoon River Anthology, a collection of poems first published in 1915 by Edgar Lee Masters.  Not mentioned by NPR was that for some years, Masters, … Continue reading

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Intersections

Now the things that I remember seem so distant and so small Though it hasn’t really been that long a time What I was seeing wasn’t what was happening at all Although for a while, our path did seem to … Continue reading

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It All Depends

So I woke up with a very high blood sugar this morning. OK, background.  I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic (insulin injection dependent) for more than 40 years.  And I still do stupid things from time to time.  Last night … Continue reading

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DHALGREN

“to wound the autumnal city.” This is the entire first line of Samuel R. Delany’s Ulysses-class novel, Dhalgren.  If you are a science fiction reader, or even if you just happened to grow up at a particular time, you may … Continue reading

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God’s Definition of Marriage? A Meditation on Chickens and Eggs.

This morning, I heard a report on NPR in which Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s (“SBC”) Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (“ERLC”) said that “Southern Baptists must continue to fight for God’s definition of marriage as being … Continue reading

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You. Do. Not. Know. Me.

Last night, my family was sitting around when I pulled up a FB posting of an article from Cracked on my phone (why?  Because it was there, and we were between games of Uno).  The article was something like “Seven … Continue reading

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Happy Hunger Games! Sex vs. Violence

Last year or so (a while back), somehow, my spouse and I got into reading the Hunger Games trilogy.  (No links.  Seriously?)  So we were very excited to see that a movie was being made of the books.  It was … Continue reading

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