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Lapham’s Quarterly – Memory

This is one of my favorites. I am fascinated by the passage of time and as this blog is a testament, to preserving memories. For me, memories are not only remembering what happened, but the feelings, emotions, environment and mindset at the time are all part of it. Where I think most people look back […]

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Lapham’s Quarterly – Night

It took me a while to get through this issue of Lapham’s Quarterly but was able to do so right as the spring issue arrived. I was looking forward to reading this issue as night is peaceful, one can reflect and it comes with its own special energy as William Least Moon captures in his […]

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Lapham’s Quarterly – Water

It has taken forever and a day to get through this issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.  This is not because it was a bad issue but rather these factors: Work Kids Karate Nintendo Reading has just taken a back seat as all the great times for reading are usually taken by requests to play for the […]

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Lapham’s Quarterly – Fear

I don’t believe ‘enjoyed’ is the right adjective to describe how I felt reading Lapham’s Quarterly – Fear.  What is the right word if you continually want to do something yet it causes anxiety and fear while you do it? It is not that reading this edition made me afraid; it is that it called […]

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Lapham’s Quarterly – Discovery

  Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. – Arthur Shopenhauer, 1851 The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it oneself to be acquainted with it.  – Philip Dormer Stanhope, 1747 I began to see that […]