Gratitude

I’ve been thinking a lot about gratitude. These thoughts were prompted by the controversy surrounding David Gilmour, the prominent Canadian writer and professor who stated publicly that he can’t see his way to teaching women writers. Back to gratitude. When you’re a writer of modest means and modest successes — as I am — it…

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Imagining

Today’s date asks for a moment of reflection. It happens that I’m absorbed in an old book, controversial in its day, one which doesn’t need a review from me. Instead, I’ll take my time mulling over Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem because there’s much here that deserves thought and careful attention. The book is subtitled…

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Kiku’s Journey (II)

Dear reader, I hope you’ll bear with so few photos in this blog entry. Permissions are hard to come by. One photographer declined my request; another couldn’t be located. However I’ll provide links to their wonderful photos. (Once you click on, you may have to scroll down past text). I hope you’ll enjoy them as…

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