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Bells & Whistles and Our Annual Plea for Support

        The ‘Fall Appeal’, which you may read by following the link,  is our annual foray into fundraising and was once described to me as a “begging letter”. I prefer the phrase, “mendicant missive” myself. Alliteration aside, … Continue reading

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In This Time – a poem

If the myth’s outworn, the legend broken, Useless even within the child’s story Since he sees well they now bring light no longer Into our eyes: and if our past retreats And blows away like dust along the desert, Not … Continue reading

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Adam & Language: Dante’s Paradiso Canto XXVI

Dante learns from Adam that there is no first true language that having recovered one could communicate without the need for interpretation. There were human problems before the Tower of Babel. Language is the bearer of consciousness and will need, … Continue reading

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