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Scenes From My Life: Small pleasures in a puzzling world
One evening last week, I took my laundry down to the basement laundry room where I saw a woman I like and hadn’t seen in a while, whatever “a while” means. Probably longer than it sounds. She and I exchanged … Continue reading
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What happened from Jan 2017 to Jan 2021?
At 3 in the morning of November 9, 2016, I called my brother. “What do we do now?” I asked him. “Don’t worry about it,” he said. “It’s going to be fun.” One relative to whom I repeated that conversation … Continue reading
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Why did the madness take over people’s minds?
For all these years, since 2016, there is that agonizing question: why did people we thought were intelligent and rational vote for Trump? My current answer — which I admit emerges from a sort of intellectual stupor coming from the … Continue reading
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