Category: Current News

surgery day, part two

It’s an arresting view, here from the 6th floor of the Wake Med Hospital complex. We’re looking out to the northeast, in the general direction of Rolesville and then Wake Forest. I can see the undulations of the North Carolina Piedmont, thousands of trees beginning to change color, shimmering, luminescent, under the ever changing cloudscape…

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10 one-liners to help America through this long, long day (it’s never too late!)

“My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.” – Gerald Ford Okay, America, let’s take a deep breath. It’s election day, and – no matter what happens – tomorrow morning (Wednesday) we will still wake up in the greatest country on the face of the earth! In the certain eventuality that either Donald Trump…

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a short note to Trump and Clinton

I listened to a podcast this week where the storyteller – Tara Clancy – talked about being introduced to big thoughts, complex ideas, and philosophical discussion, in a home where there was no television, and after dinner entertainment meant deep conversation, the free exchange of ideas, and constructive repartee. “The free exchange of ideas!” Now there’s a…

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