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Small Change and Small Changes

When I was teaching high school in London in the 1990s, I worked with a man named Kevin, who was the technician for the woodwork and metalwork shops. Kevin had a funny little habit; after morning break and lunch break, he would go and walk around the school yard and …

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A Fish Story

Several years ago, I was in a doctor’s office in Los Angeles waiting for an appointment. As I sat there, my attention was drawn to an abstract painting on the wall, a wash of grey, white and orange. A lady also sitting waiting commented, “Doesn’t it remind you of koi …

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