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Critical Crotchety Theory

I am spending way more time in the drug store than I am on the ski hills these days. Having said that, the winter solstice was managed in the ‘Land of Our People’ so I got just one day on the slopes with my daughter during a visit home in February. It was liberating although I almost needed assistance boarding the aircraft the next day.
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Inbox. Outbox. Deadbox

I had kind of prepared this piece earlier this year as a take on spring cleaning but that season kind of came and went. I worked up something about the parallels to Passover and the ritual cleaning of a Jewish home prior to the holiday. I brought in for flavor the Iranian Nowruz, or new year, which is said to include traditional ‘shaking’ of the house. 
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A Tale of Two Cities

I don’t like writing about the pandemic. The meniscus on treatments, lockdowns and hospital case loads tilts daily. Too much thinking about it leads me into very dark places. A couple of nights ago I was out with a group of people – spoiler alert, I’m not in Canada…
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