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A Couplet and Complicated Compassion

“Yesterday it did not seem as if today it would be raining.” Last night actually did give just a hint of rain, after a glorious evening outside at Prescott Park in Portsmouth.   This time Shawn Colvin was not driven from … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities: Coffee in Cambridge and a Cracked Knee in Philly

There is a vast difference between the narcissistic “That could have been me” and the empathetic “That could be us.”  It is not a mere matter of tense. In law school, rows of seats were tiered like an upside-down wedding … Continue reading

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