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Tragedy and Comedy are Roommates –

“Tragedy and comedy are roommates”, said one of the comedians who performed post-9/11. That night, to help bring New Yorkers back from grief, to move them forward, a blessed inch, beyond sorrow. ‘Laugh until you cry’ probably happened for every body, every eye during his performance that night.… ...

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Recycling Extraordinaire

It’s a new year: 2018. We didn’t die before we got old, as Roger Daltry, of The Who’s ‘Our Generation’ sang. We’re here and now, craving recollection, connection, life meanings that resonate like middle C. (Mardi Gras is coming, so this little girl picture tickles me.)

So let me review some 2017 highlights that have replenished my life force, people who hung out with me, abided me, and had fun doing silly stuff on a ¬†whim back when – we were high school kids.… ...

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My Closeted Self

I’m Midwestern enough to trade out summer vs winter season clothing in my closet. A custom accustomed to.

I’m also wealthy enough to afford new clothes at my whim. I have two closets – what about you?

gucci-wool-coatNot that I overdo it, mind you.… ...

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Good-bye

I said good-bye to thousands of people in the past several days, and then threw them in the trash. Details of restoration and recovery of skills, details of loss and re-birth, notes of triumphs and tears – documented in manila files.… ...

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People Pie

Pi R SquareI like pie. You may, too…it’s just fruit. Oh, and a little flour and sugar, two of the deadly great whites. It’s a self-delusion to hide behind, to say that pie is just fruit. I can’t stand behind anything because my body’s plump.… ...

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Conversational Repair Strategies

Conversation is an essential social endeavor, at the heart of being human. Conversation is dialogue, not monologue, though some people seem not to know it. It is also not diatribe, for anger just isn’t that interesting. It does not create ties that bind.… ...

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The Rainbow Passage

Rainbow

 

“When the sunlight strikes raindrops in the air, they act like a prism and form a rainbow. The rainbow is a division of white light into many beautiful colors. These take the shape of a long round arch, with its path high above, and its two ends apparently beyond the horizon.… ...

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Nothing to say, just hugs

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People who need people

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DO DIFFERENTLY TO BE HAPPY

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