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Thanksgiving and Christmas

Joe Christmas that is.  After reading how the Faulkner character came to be adopted, I was reminded, yet again, that many of my blessings, like my sins, are things of omission.

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John Updike Reporting on Ted Williams as Recommended by the Great Tom Wolfe

John Updike was a great American writer who died very recently. Ted Williams was a great American baseball player who died not so recently. In reading about Updike, I discovered that he had written an essay on Ted Williams last … Continue reading

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