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Some Mutation of a Thought That Got Lost in My Memory Filter

One of the things that George Carlin used to say was that when you get an animal, you bring a tragedy into your life. That thing you love, that thing is gonna die. I think about that now that we’ve … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

This, and much more, she accepted – for after all living did mean accepting the loss of one joy after another, not even joys in her case – mere possibilities of improvement. —Vladimir Nabokov/Signs and Symbols

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Just a Thought

That is both the horror and the marvel of long travel. You lose track of your life with astonishing speed. An interstellar traveler would be not quite identifiable as an earthling within two weeks; after six months in deep space … Continue reading

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Dazed

On the trip home from Texas my mother indicated that something big had happened while I was away but that she didn’t want to tell me because I was on the road. We do this to each other a lot. … Continue reading

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