A Soundtrack for the Strange & Profound Beauty of Difficult Times, pt. 2

We went for a walk yesterday afternoon. My wife, my daughter, our dog, and me.  It was a little after 3:30, with an hour or so of light before the too-long-dark settled in. We were in a nearby town forest, with a few clearly marked trails. There was no reason to end up lost. But …

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A Soundtrack for the Strange & Profound Beauty of Difficult Times, pt. 1

When the time comes – and at the pace pop culture moves at, it’s already happening – the great novels, movies, music, and other works of art set during this time we’re in won’t be about COVID-19. They’ll use the pandemic as a backdrop to tell stories against.  The story of the virus that has …

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