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Sunday was My Wife’s Birthday

A Perfect Day Just about the time the sun was setting, Roger, Susan’s son-in-law, put a YouTube video on so he could express how he felt about the day. His was the Lou Reed version, here’s the BBC’s. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Mole or Spy? Methinks He Doth Protest Too Much

Jared Kushner (January 10, 1981) I have to admit that, when it comes to Trump’s ‘inner circle’, Jared Kushner kind of sticks out as the outsider. Marrying Ivanka Trump may have been a masterstroke, but he still doesn’t fit in … Continue reading

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About Last Night…

Lucid Dreaming When I woke this morning, I had two bits of information that were featured in last night’s dream: The term “extra merit”; and the flag of Mexico. On their own, these bits don’t yield any direct meaning to … Continue reading

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Spy Film: It’s the Little Things that Matter

A Call To Spy (2019) I watched this film of Netflix last night. I wasn’t sure what I expected, since most spy films are way too glamourized to be believed. So, you can imagine my surprise to see how understated … Continue reading

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Why Some Pets Seem More Like Friends to Us

Susan and Kaiya This might seem outrageous, too, but I swear that astrology plays a big role in how pets and their owners get along. Compare my wife’s birth chart with that of our latest acquisition. Does there not seem … Continue reading

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We’re All Walking on Eggshells

January is Mental Health Month This image reminds me of the Roman God Janus, for whom January is named. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages, frames, and endings. … Continue reading

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Is This Why I Got Drunk on Saturday Night?

Full Moon in Gemini (December 18, 2021) I’ve had a full day (yesterday) to reflect on my feelings of shame and regret for what happened at our (early) family Christmas gathering last Saturday. I very seldom get drunk, because usually … Continue reading

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I Thought that I’d Wait Until Late in the Day:

To Let You Know that I’m Stopping for Awhile, if not Forever I’m feeling tired, rundown, less than ideal these days. Part of it is due to the constant drip, drip, drip of negative news. Our family is fragmented. The … Continue reading

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Rev. Regent Roxy: Delivering a Message?

A Pawn Piece (1978 play): Act V (Page 30) (Curtain opens with one character on stage: ROXY. He is a short, fat man with a rodund face. He is wearing a light grey suit, with a black shirt. Near where … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Theory on Its Head:

Can We Reincarnate In the Same Family? These questions seem the same, but are subtly different: I’m asking ‘can we?’ while Dr. Dyer is wondering ‘could we?’ And the term ‘with’ implies everyone being connected to everyone else in the … Continue reading

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