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mister pants, part 23

In the dark times will there also be singing? Yes, there also will be singing. About the dark times. — Bertolt Brecht Sunshine and disinfectant. It all sounded so simple. Mister Pants had read about Salazar’s advice with skepticism. The … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 78

Me: They want me to pay $200 for that race. Mo: I will put on a race for you for $150. Me: T-shirt? Mo: Included in entry fee. Me: I’m in. I think people get married partly because it’s more … Continue reading

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for what it’s earth

On the last day of the world,I would want to plant a tree.— W.S. Merwin Being old, I can remember when Earth Day was a big deal. We had Lofty Ideas like “saving the planet” and “protecting the ozone layer” … Continue reading

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the day i didn’t sign up for a race. a photo essay.

And that was the day I didn’t sign up for a race. The end.

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giving tanks

Give me a heart to hang onto Give me a soul that’s tailored new Give me a heart to hang onto —  Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend — Easter morning on the Ed Whitlock Memorial Loop. It doesn’t feel like Easter … Continue reading

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The sun is the same in a relative way

So on and on I go, the seconds tick the time out So much left to know, and I’m on the road to find out — Yusuf Islam — My blog, I Like Margarine, was born 11 years ago today. … Continue reading

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people say i’m crazy

“This day will never, no matter have long you live, happen again.” — Naomi Shihab Nye — You’re headed back to the front lines of the war tomorrow. There’s only one solution: Make a run for it. It’s easy to … Continue reading

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