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July 13, 2015

Time, Creativity and Grief

When my youngest son was in elementary school, we had some rousing conversations walking the dog after dinner. Many of those talks featured mind-boggling exchanges on the strange world of quantum physics and most ended with him calmly explaining to me that time does not exist. Something about the nature of those encounters convinced me … + read more

August 16, 2013

The Only Thing to Fear

This morning I did twenty-three pushups. Two weeks ago I could barely do three. I’m lying. Two weeks ago I lowered my chest to the floor, strained to lift myself up and collapsed in a puddle of self-deprecating laughter. The dog lifted his head, looked me in the eye and then averted his gaze: merciful … + read more



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