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ten years hence

It’s not even here yet and I’m sick of all of it, guilty that I’m feeling sick of all of it, yet obsessively reading the retrospectives and everybody’s accounts of where they were and what happened to them and how … Continue reading

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The Worst Decade, Part 2: The Year 2001

We were like stuffed geese that year, fat and unhappy with right wing values, environmental destruction, and massive tax cuts forced down our throats. Little did we know how much worse things could get. Little did we know that the … Continue reading

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On November 22

My daughter was in her first year of medical school on that infamous September 11. Classes were cancelled, and she and her boyfriend came here. We all sat on the couch, watched television, and waited for our world to change. … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

I spent a year taking classes at a Quaker retreat center near here. I’d go to Meeting for Worship each morning at 8:30, where everyone sat silently in “expectant waiting” for the presence of God, speaking, when they were moved, … Continue reading

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