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Things I’m grateful for (and not)

It’s been awful, hasn’t it? Incessantly awful ever since November 9, 2016. However, there are a few things I’m grateful for — one of which is not being obsessed with perfect written grammar. Hot and cold running water. And electricity. … Continue reading

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National anthems: a brief consideration

At the moment I’m listening to a lovely orchestral tone poem by Sibelius called “Finlandia,” which sets out the tune that became Finland’s national anthem. Me, showing off a surprising bit of knowledge I had to double check on Wikipedia: … Continue reading

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