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I didn’t even finish half of my favorite book of 2020

I did not even finish half of my favorite book of 2020. This is no reason to complain. What I read is so rich that I have already reread many parts. They’re all...

Uprooting the planted

If you had told me a year ago that I would change my life by selling my Tucson home to be closer to my mom in New Jersey, or that I would spend the winter bundled up in...

2020: Was it a waste?

As we stand and face the waning days of this historic year 2020, so many thoughts compete in my mind. Certainly there have been the humorous dimensions of coping with...

Cutting and running

It feels like the British have a bad habit of cutting and running. Is it a consequence of the country’s political system? Unlike in the US, where a president’s term...

2020: A year of benefits and better habits

The terrible losses and disruptions of 2020 are known to us all. Death, disease, job loss, food insecurity, mental strain, upended schools, polarization. We need not...

My arm is outstretched

Even though it’s been 10 months since we’ve been living in a COVID world, I find there are still so many moments that catch me off guard, and would be deemed,...

The Broncos stew

Confession: I’ve never been a Broncos fan. My first allegiance was to Joe Montana. Later, after he retired and I moved to the Boston area, I became a Patriots fan....

Reading in 2020

When this pandemic started, I didn’t think there was any way I would achieve my status as a paid-up member of the “reading class,” as I did last year. A brief...

Alzheimer’s

If a person could not forget, a person could not live. If a person remembered the fullness of pain of a betrayal, of a big financial loss, of the death of a loved one,...

The spiritual concept of water

Imagine you wake up in a hospital bed with amnesia, and you haven’t the foggiest clue who you are. You try to recall your most recent memory and how you got here, but...