Monthly Archives: April 2020

Looking Forward II

Like all of you who are taking this sheltering at home seriously, I am getting a little batty. So much so that last night, I had a difficult time getting to sleep. I kept thinking about The Prodigal Son, and … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

Edward Bellamy wrote Looking Backward in 1888. It’s a Rip Van Winkle/Utopian novel. The main character falls asleep in 1887 and wakes up in 2000. All sorts of societal evolution took place in the intervening years of the main character’s … Continue reading

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Waiting For Godot

I am not sure what Samuel Becket’s “Waiting For Godot” is all about. I am sure if I really wanted to learn the meaning of the play that there would be a myriad of sources to tell me. I don’t … Continue reading

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Waiting For Resurrection

Tomorrow is Easter Sunday. It is a day that, for many, represents the holiest day of the year. As a kid, it was a day to don a new outfit that was more important to my mother than I. In … Continue reading

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If It Wasn’t For My Pill Box, I wouldn’t Know What Day Of The Week It Was.

Look, I’ve tried to keep a positive outlick during this corona mayhem. I have taken to practice social distancing from listening to cable news, except when Governor Cuomo is on. I’ve gotten used to trying to keep myself amused by … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever v Agoraphobia

Is it possible to have both cabin fever and agoraphobia? Can I be bouncing off the walls because I have been inside the house too long while at the same time afraid of going outside? Then, of course, there’s germaphobia. … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday…Peace

Last night Eileen and I were listening to Garth Brooks sing while we were in bed. Well, Eileen was really listening, and I was dozing until he sang American Pie. That song brought me back to February 3rd. That’s my … Continue reading

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Technology And Culture

Back when I was studying history, I was interested in the idea of technology and culture. It was stated that our relation with and reaction to technology was both ambivalent and ambiguous. I remember reading several dystopian novels and citing … Continue reading

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