Rainy Day Writing

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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

The A B C’s and O C D’s of Keeping Yourself Informed or How Not to be A Debbie Downer

I’ll never be voted the most Fun Facebook Friend of the year, and, if I hung out with people who had them, I probably wouldn’t get invited to cocktail parties either.

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The Price of Boom and Bust Success: It’s a Heart Thing

I’m not talking about the visionaries who dream and create and push us forward as a species, but the people who come after them and figure out how best to personally profit from their genius. They tend to garner most of the attention, as if the genius is unremarkable without the profiteering.


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The Ghosts of Christmases Past

  Subject: A Christmas Eve Remembrance Date: Monday, December 24, 2007 10:38 PM   It’s Christmas Eve. There is a mantle of snow outside and twinkling lights strung in garland cast a warm glow throughout the room.  The Bells of St. Mary’s is on, and Bing is crooning.  There’s a Christmas roast in the bottom of …

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Returning to the Light: Thoughts on our response to terror

  I can’t seem to squelch the queasiness in my stomach lately. It is ever present. It’s gnawing away at me like a mouse trying to get inside a warm space because it’s cold outside. But when there’s a hole between a warm space and a cold place, the cold always creeps in through the hole. It …

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Choosing to be Childless

At the time, I was feeling a little bit like babies are wonderful and we should have one, and he wasn’t the first person to hint that I should just let it happen

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