Welcome to Quo Vadis

“We shall not cease from exploration

And the end of all our exploring

Will be to arrive where we started

And know the place for the first time.”   T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

Thank you for your time and attention to this blog. With so many discussions to join for all of us, I am most grateful for your participation in this one.

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Freedom From Religion Part One

Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone If your time to you is worth savin’ And you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink…

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I Met a Guy

“But how could you live and have no story to tell?”  Fyodor Dostoevsky, White Nights How many of our stories start with “I met a guy?” Just as this one will. We were in the backyard of my daughter’s home in California earlier…

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Maximum Benefit, Minimum Wage (Part Two)

“Labor is the superior of capital and deserves much the higher consideration.” Abraham Lincoln There is no substitute for what we learn in our early jobs. In 1968, minimum wage was set by the government at $1.60 per hour. The $15 an hour…

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Sufficient Wisdom

“It takes a husbandman with spade and hoe To teach the learned, who profess to know…”        from the poem “Sufficient Wisdom” in the eponymous book of poems by Father Arthur MacGillivray S.J., 1943, Bruce Humphries, Inc., Boston   Someone once told me…

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Slow Loris

“I love inventing names, but I also collect unusual names, so that I can look through my notebook and choose one that suits a new character.”  — J. K. Rowling I like the sound of words, especially names, and they make me curious.…

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