February 22, 2023
“The end of all our exploring/Will be to arrive where we started/And know the place for the first time.” (From T.S. Eliot's poem Little Gidding.)
Last year, having missed a normal early January deadline, I got a MEANDERINGS New Year's resolution column in to the BANNER in time for the beginning of the Chinese New Year. I see that this year I'm already well past even that (culturally appropriated) date—January 23rd.
Decembers and Januarys are just too full of birthdays, Christmases, anniversaries, yet more birthdays, not to mention, increasingly so what with the onslaugh...