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  • Ready to Pack My Bags

    Ready to Pack My Bags

    I want to travel.  Humans crave new experiences, right? It’s in our DNA and no doubt why, 3.2 million years ago, Lucy (the human-like ape—or ape-like human?) and her cousins and uncles and aunts walked erect on two legs instead of four—the better to see over the next hill to the horizon so far away.  […]

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  • Love, Actually…or Not

    Love, Actually…or Not

    Who says we have to love each other? Not all Catholic priests, apparently.  Last Christmas, after years of scrounging up all kinds of excuses to stay home instead of putting my rear end in a pew, I meekly took myself to the communal penance service at my parish and stood in line to confess my […]

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  • What a Midwest Neighborhood Taught Me  About Trump and His Wall

    What a Midwest Neighborhood Taught Me About Trump and His Wall

    It’s not about making a deal. It’s not about immigration. Want to know why Trump can’t give up on his wall? I met two reasons why. The story starts with me walking into our local Democratic headquarters a few weeks before the midterms and asking for a packet. A young guy there helped me load […]

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