Author: Jim Furlong

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One of the more interesting aspects of the current Corona virus crisis is the odd juxtaposition of facts in our medically and socially realigned world. Some things are the same and some are very much NOT the same.
In need of constants
This morning I was down to the ocean

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There are several advantages to being a senior citizen. The Coronavirus  certainly is not  one of them. When you hear all the warnings it certainly does “give you pause.” Once upon a time a couple of aspirin and a hot toddy would haul you through any medical unpleasantness that might

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I suspect that when humanity is finally wiped off the face of  the earth it won’t be under a mushroom cloud but rather   the result of a virus that becomes a pandemic. There is no need to lose sleep yet over the spread of coronavirus, but it is time

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There are little signposts along the way to remind you of where you are on  “the great path of life.“ Look at your own preferences and attitudes and you get a little glimpse into the idea  that you aren’t getting any younger.  
Recently St. John’s City Council wrestled with

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The world of commerce  sure knows how to make money  through the commercialization of what were once religious celebrations and feast days. Consider first of all Christmas, where a flashing credit card helps us celebrate the birth of the Christ.
I am fond of saying; tis a long way

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The danger of writing to current events is that you can be “overtaken” by those events. That is the caution I offer as I take up pen to speak to the latest quickly moving story in The House of Windsor. 
This story is like an iceberg; mostly underwater. In a

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