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Day: December 24, 2021

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December 24, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

Recently, I discovered a rare gem at my local library. How lucky to have chanced upon this reading near the holiday season, a time when I contemplate the goodness of life, of language and literature, art, my wealth in terms of family and friends, and of the goodness of the earth. Bashō’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches has nourished these contemplations.

 » Read more about: Bashō’s Journey  »

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