Monthly Archives: December 2015

Spoiled Again

By the time this appears in print, I may actually have seen the new “Star Wars.” I know, I’m just a little late to the party here. By the time I actually walk into a theater and launch into that … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

This year, I resolve to be irresolute. OK, I’m being a little bit of a wise guy. But only a little bit. After all, we have the New Year coming up. And next to drinking, partying, and lying about staying … Continue reading

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Love in a Cold Time

The first serious snowfall of winter always energizes me. Maybe part of me never stopped being nine years old. That’s how old I was when the Christmas Blizzard of 1982 hit, transforming the world around me with sudden rapidity. A … Continue reading

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Joy of the Moment

Missy stabs with her finger as the Christmas lights come into view. “Look … Lookit!” She cranks the volume as high as she can when the Hallelujah Chorus comes on. “Yeah!” She carts her hand-sized Christmas Bear with her everywhere, … Continue reading

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Hands of Hope

There’s an exhaustion that threatens to border on despair. I think a lot of us are there now. I know I am. I’m tired of this. What else can you be when you see the same situations play themselves out … Continue reading

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