Monthly Archives: September 2009

Making Connections

I remember the way classic cartoons used to show time passing: the days were crossed off and the months were torn away. Time zoomed by in the flickering light of the full-speed full-screen flipping of calendar pages. The month of … Continue reading

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Making Paths Over Time

John D. Rockefeller gave the money for the University of Chicago to be built.  Suddenly, there towered an extraordinarily beautiful university in a field. It looked, with its spires, towers, and cloisters, as though it had stood through time with … Continue reading

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Word on the Street

This is the view from my hammock.  When I look up from my book, this is what I see.  The word on the street is that I read a lot.  True. The word on the street is that I don’t … Continue reading

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