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Friday Afternoon Blues

It has not yet been recorded that any human being has gained a very large or permanent contentment from meditation upon the fact that he is better off than others. Main Street, a 1920 bestselling novel by Sinclair Lewis* that I finished this week, includes several of these little bon mots, but this particular line leaps to mind today. I know people with bigger troubles, but that’s not taking my […]

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