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What gives in Florida, Hamlet?

Petite mort, as the French call orgasm, is a little death but also an ecstasy.  And in ecstasy, experience compresses in a single dose of timelessness. By that logic, my quick trip to Florida last week was a little ecstasy. … Continue reading

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September Song

September is a siren if there ever was one.   She is alluring, at once promising beginnings, promising fulfillment and signalling ends. She is the year in her ninth month.   As for beginnings, she gives birth to a new stage of … Continue reading

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There is a Free Lunch!

Staying in the Roussillon, in the south of France, you never have to go hungry.  You can gather your breakfast (and lunch) from the trees – golden glowing peaches, nectarines and apricots.  You can pick blackberries from brambles that drape … Continue reading

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