Monthly Archives: December 2012

2013, with a bang!

Dear Friends, Readers, Blog Visitors (a modest 24,592): Travelers all Happy New Year • Շնորհաւոր Նոր Տարի • كل عام وأنتم بخير • Felice Anno Nuovo (from Boston, by way of Venice) ~~~ ~~~ Advertisements

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The year unwinds…

Year’s End by Ted Kooser Now the seasons are closing their files on each of us, the heavy drawers full of certificates rolling back into the tree trunks, a few old papers flocking away. Someone we loved has fallen from … Continue reading

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After Sandy Hook : I

The horror has set in, the media begun their frenzied but largely predictable work, and the gore of yesterday has given way, as it invariably does, to the a million and one interventions and interpretations and re-re-re-countings of events. Children … Continue reading

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First Loves: Betrayal’s Harold Pinter

I finally made it to the penultimate show of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, at the Huntington on a rainy, raw Boston afternoon.  We had balcony seats, separated by distance from the “action” on the stage–the characters diminished against a stunning setting, … Continue reading

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