Monthly Archives: November 2012

This and That

November 24, 2012 As of Friday afternoon, when I began this post, the fragile cease-fire between Gaza and Israel held, though one Gazan has been killed and ten wounded by Israeli soldiers.  Hamas says the Gazans were farmers, trying to … Continue reading

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Turning and Turning …

November 17, 2012 Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold …W. B. Yeats, The Second Coming Thursday morning, I woke from a dream.  In the dream, a … Continue reading

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A Box Filled With Love

November 10, 2012 Yesterday, I got a care package.  I walked out onto the side porch to get the mail and there it was – wrapped in a cut down cardboard box with enough clear packaging tape wrapped around it … Continue reading

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The So-called Wise Apes

November 3, 2012 A couple of years ago, I read a study indicating that, for those diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes and other major chronic illnesses, it took an average of three hospitalizations for complications from the disease before patients … Continue reading

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