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Almost nothing could have pleas­ed me more as the holidays came on than to see several of my grandchildren in performances

More than once I said if we got a pig, I would move out to the shed

There are very few humans who exhibit that charity, that superior strength, which can come out of suffering

According to Manohla Dargis, a film critic for The New York Times, “Shirley Clarke is one of the great undertold stories of American independent cinema.”

If I had known how hungry the deer were going to be, I might have been more watchful

There is much that parents cannot know about their kids’ days

I doubt, though, that you can ever escape Christmas

Something must be done to stop these computer geeks who keep coming up with the technical ideas that are slowly ruining the human race and pushing us out of jobs

The calendar imposes its will

Late-fall snows like these are difficult to predict, especially out here