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dia de los marathons

“If I knew the way, I would take you home.” — the prophet robert hunter — In his cheery tome, “Being Mortal,” Atul Gawande looks at dying of old age. He outlines the following three scenarios. Option 1: All’s well, … Continue reading

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dreams, part 2

There are so many ways to wear What we’ve got before it’s gone To make use of what is there I don’t wear anything I can’t wipe my hands on — the prophet ani — I’m standing in the parking … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 386

“There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. There’s your answer.” — Gertrude Stein — Running past a memorial service 18 times, I have a lot of questions. Who was Bob? What … Continue reading

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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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