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Words: Sin

New Orleans - J.V. Speyer

February seems like a good month to take a look at sin, doesn’t it? Ash Wednesday is next week, which means Mardi Gras is next week. We’re looking at Carnival, at Lent, at a juncture in the (Western, Judeo-Christian) calendar when we compare and contrast sin and contrition, decadence and abstinence. After all, as Rasputin … Read more

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WORDS: Resolution

Feather - J.V. Speyer

It’s January. Most of New England is a frozen wasteland, slammed by a blizzard that was followed up immediately by a deep freeze. I live near Boston, where we got to see the consequences of climate change in the form of catastrophic flooding that froze over. The streets of Revere are an ice rink. Why … Read more