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Happy Camel

When I turned fifty I did a ten-day silent retreat at the Benedictine monastery at…

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The Sly Muse’s Guises

With some regularity I’m overtaken by timely, pretty-darn-good (I almost wrote “brilliant”) inspirations bursting with…

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The New Plot

I’ve read two books recently that are knocking over some of the great pillars of…

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Strange Medicine

For years I’ve practiced strange medicine, resting my ear on the body of whatever story…

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