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My Son and My Friend: Birthdays on November 24

This conjunction of birthdays (my son Ben and my friend Sam) leads me, today, to think about friendship and family. Father/Son relationships are difficult in as many ways as they are rewarding. “Your mum and dad,” as Philip Larkin famously … Continue reading

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Der Himmel ├╝ber Utah Valley

The evening began with an explosion of light. Hottest May 5th on record. The sun set, accompanied by cloud flourishes. This was the moment I knew it would be an evening of delight. Joy. Clouds blushed to the northeast. Visual … Continue reading

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