Monthly Archives: December 2012

Living for the Moment

I saw this piece in the Times yesterday about kids foregoing college to work in oil extraction in some of the most beautiful country on Earth. (A subjective assessment; so sue me.) One young man (19) was quoted as saying: “I just … Continue reading

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A Long Five Weeks

I observed the other day that, ever since the earliest civilizations, people have gathered together around the winter solstice to mark the passing of the long cold nights into increasingly brighter warmer days. I’m not sure whom to “credit” with … Continue reading

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