At the end of every year, we find ourselves half-unconsciously humming “Auld Lang Syne” while doing dishes or shoveling snow because of the familiar melody, which burns like a crackling ember in the fireplace of our mind. Frankly, this song’s lyrics, “Should old [or auld] acquaintance be forgot…,” never made much sense to us. Until […]
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As the coronavirus brings our world to a halt, how do we keep from getting rusty?
Elevators in the Empire State Building stuck in my mind this morning. So was an old friend who, at age 77, suffers from a disease that makes him dangerously vulnerable to covid-19. These two subjects would appear unrelated. Allow me to explain. As our world comes to a creeping halt, I ask you, how do […]