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The Depths Whence Elation is Born

Bear with me, Reader; I do not intend to be vulgar.  That is not why we’re here. I had once made the statement that everything is beautiful, and if we don’t find something beautiful, it’s simply because we don’t understand … Continue reading

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Oneself as Somebody Else’s

During your more idle moments, have you ever glanced down at your shoes and recalled somebody else’s? Or perhaps you glanced at the fuzzy hair on your arm peaking out from beneath your shirt sleeve – hair which is not … Continue reading

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Cousins: the weirdness of kin

I imagine my experience with cousins is probably similar to yours – there are cousins with which I grew up and saw frequently, and there are cousins with which I didn’t grow up and saw infrequently.  But they all share … Continue reading

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Life: the Struggle between One’s Past and Irrelevance

It seems to me that life is a struggle between One’s Past and Irrelevance. Note – the struggle is not between One’s Self and Irrelevance.  I am not irrelevant.  I will never be irrelevant.  You are not irrelevant, nor will … Continue reading

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