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Brannagh Darling: As I told you over the phone I have been attempting to decipher some spiritual hieroglyphs.  The result is that in all of them your face, your perfume, your body emerge with palpitating distinctness.  For a while I … Continue reading

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Die Walküre

Brannagh 22 Yesterday was the last Metropolitan Opera HD performance of the year:  Wagner’s Die Walküre.  I attended as usual, and it was one of the best of the year’s productions.  Wagner’s music, of course, is simply gorgeous in its … Continue reading

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1 in 40, 1 in 39, 1 in 37, 1 in 21, 1 in 9

Brannagh 21 Any guesses what these odds refer to? They are the chances of reaching age 100 for, respectively, newborn babies, teenagers, 50, 80 and 90 year-olds. Sunday, my mother beat the odds. That’s what I was busy doing the … Continue reading

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Brannagh 40 Merry Christmas, everybody!  Understandably, no time to write.  Understandably, you probably won’t read this until tomorrow, at the earliest, anyway. ————————– From our single session.

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Thanks to All

Brannagh 28 A profound thank you to my supporters who communicated via comment and privately regarding the current dustup with Google. You may read the comments here. I share with you one especially important and poignant contribution, from Anne of … Continue reading

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Brannagh 9 “Conservative Feminist.” It appears that Sarah Palin wants to co-opt the word “feminist” now that no liberal feminists seem to have center stage sufficient to fend off this assault from the right. On May 14, Palin spoke before … Continue reading

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