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Alena by Rachel Pastan

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I loved the extreme world of contemporary art in this novel. I don’t think the notion of contingency art works but the performance art is great. Art is stranger than science fiction. The writing is mostly spot on. I could … Continue reading

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What I learned on my first triathlon…

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My ultra sport lotion is water resistant NOT waterproof. After six hours thirty-two minutes and fifty-two seconds, swimming 1 kilometre, biking 100 kilometres, and running 10 kilometres my arms were fried in Nevis’s 84ºF sun. I had a sweaty time … Continue reading

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Retirement’s great despite the cognitive dissonance.

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“Should you retire in June – before the beautiful summer weather – or stay until the end of the year?” a simple question, but the real question is what does the withdrawal mean. The shift into early old age is … Continue reading

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