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“Growing Down”: Moving from MORE to LESS

Remember when you were, oh, say, six years old? And then, just a few months after your birthday, you were already counting, “I’m six and a half. In just three months I’ll be six and three-quarters. I’m growing up!” Growing up. … Continue reading

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Train of thought now leaving from Platform A—

A perfect stream of consciousness (train of thought, digression, whatever) happened a few days ago, when I could clearly trace the stations I stopped in at from the time I was first sidetracked. Continue reading

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If Asked by a Caterpillar, What Would You Answer?

  “Who are YOU?” said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, “I–I hardly know, sir, just at present– at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, … Continue reading

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