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A Year Ago Today…

The W.H.O. Finally Called It a Pandemic So, what have we learned in that year? China didn’t want to admit that something had gone ‘wrong’ in Wuhan and tried to keep a lid on the news. Unfortunately, they couldn’t keep … Continue reading

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How a Jingle had to Adapt to Change

Cellino and Barnes I knew that these two lawyers were not getting along for years, but I never grasped how far it had gone wrong until last year. Until then, the Buffalo TV channels were still running their joint advertisements. … Continue reading

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“Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow…”

Joy Davidson (April 18, 1915 – July 15, 1960) Joy Davidson originally married C.S. Lewis to avoid being deported after her visa expired. It was a marriage of convenience that turned into something more for both of them, because they … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take to Grieve?

Three Days, Three Weeks, Three Months and Three Years A friend of mine died yesterday. I’m not in shock. I’m not in mourning. “Why not?” I asked myself. Because, my mourning of her passing started in October, 2017, when I … Continue reading

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When Death Comes Calling with a Nightmare

The Pale Horse (2020) It’s a potent image from the Book of Revelation: Death on a Pale Horse. It is the stuff of nightmares, one of which we’re living in at the moment. But I digress… The Pale Horse is … Continue reading

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The Moment Lars Muhl’s “Old Life” Died

Total Solar Eclipse (March 9, 1997) It’s not often that a person can pinpoint the exact moment when everything changed. I had a similar point in time in December 1995. This is Lars Muhl’s. On the day the album was … Continue reading

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Called by God in 1946; Called Home Again in 1997

Mother Teresa (August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997) A very polarizing figure from the 20th Century, Mother Teresa was a direct inspiration for Diana, Princess of Wales, when she was going through her marital troubles with Charles. On February … Continue reading

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*Scythe*: A Slasher Film to End All Slasher Films

Fascination (1979) Why are we so fascinated by evil, death and sex? It must be primeval. And with Hallowe’en fast approaching, this fascination will be triggered yet again. *Sigh* If you ask this question of a psychologist or psychiatrist, their … Continue reading

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Opinion: “With an Abundance of Caution”

I Wrote This Statement on Facebook (September 20, 2020) I’m not posting this for public consumption. Nor am I hoping that it will be shared extensively among my friends and acquaintances. But I do wish to make a point about … Continue reading

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Where Has The Time Gone?

[Translation:] Time Flies – Remember To Die The title of this post was suggested by my first wife, recently. It’s timely. We married 50 years ago on Valentine’s Day. Wow, eh? A lot of water has passed under the bridge; … Continue reading

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