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Entries Tagged as 'Time'

Are These the Dark Ages?

May 5th, 2022 No Comments

I wonder if people living in the Dark Ages knew that’s what it was. Did they miss books and learning? Did they guess that their destruction wasn’t complete? Did they expect a new societal order to eventually emerge? Or did they just tend their plot of vegetables, hoping not to lose their harvest to marauding […]


Spring Forward With New Thinking

March 27th, 2022 No Comments

Losing or gaining an hour of sleep merits no sympathy. I’m sorry. These are the same people who ask if snacks will be offered midway through a 60-minute meeting.


Take Time to Celebrate Juneteenth

June 25th, 2021 No Comments

America doesn’t often celebrate endings. Our aspirational nature favors beginnings.


Biden’s Presser Showed Maturity

April 2nd, 2021 No Comments

He surely knows he can’t control current events and every news cycle, so he doesn’t try. Currents can carry you away and cycles can turn you around.


What Comes After (the) Enlightenment?

February 11th, 2021 No Comments

The “age of reason” has provoked a continual backlash for centuries. We’ve long known the limits of reason. To be completely rational can be unreasonable.


Looking Back on 2020

January 2nd, 2021 No Comments

With the benefit of time, we can look back on the year 2020 for its contributions. Those who survived it witnessed changes no one would have predicted.


Holidays Give Us Time to Reflect on Impossibilities Like You

December 26th, 2019 No Comments

Whether you take all this to mean you’re lucky or loved hardly matters, so long as you take it. Breathe it. Drink it.


Overwhelmed? Join the Club

July 5th, 2019 No Comments

Since no one else is complaining, we assume that we’re the only ones who feel like we’re not keeping up — while those around us feel and assume the same things.


What I Learned By Being Late to Church

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

I knew I would be twelve minutes late to church, but I also knew that there was nothing I could do about it.


My Memories From 18 Years Ago Have Grown Up & Moved Out

March 1st, 2019 No Comments

I was astonished to discover that 2001 was 18 years ago! Whatever new thoughts I had back then are now old enough to move out and live on their own. I’ll be grateful for the times when they stop by for a quick visit.