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What Should We Do With All These Masks?

For over a year, we’ve kept a pile of face masks on our kitchen counter, ready to grab one on the way out the door. Just as Narnia is a world where “it’s always winter, but never Christmas,” ours is … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Mask

Thought for the Week “We are intensely attached,” Matthew Kelly observes, “to being perceived in a positive light, even by people we don’t know and will never meet—perhaps most telling, we even want to be perceived positively by people we … Continue reading

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Job Hunting During COVID-19

So many people have lost their jobs this year. (I know this sounds like a joke, but it really happened): I received a cheerful notice from LinkedIn suggesting that I, “Congratulate  ______  for completing six months in their new position … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Almost-Ordinary

Last weekend my wife and I passed a milestone, one that wouldn’t have even been an inchstone until 2020. Is there such a thing as an “inchstone”? Well, no. And that’s my point. Because you don’t celebrate ordinary things until … Continue reading

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I Hate Masks!

Last Sunday, my wife and I ate in the fabled part of a restaurant known as “Inside.” Except for while we were actually eating (the intake of “food” requiring access to a facial orifice called a “mouth”) we wore our … Continue reading

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