Tag Archives: You Can’t Go Home Again

Home Again

They say it’s always good to get home again. After new and strange places, and odd people speaking odd languages, it’s a comfort to be immersed in what’s familiar. Everything’s where it should be. You don’t bump into the furniture. … Continue reading

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Everything in Kansas City

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” That’s the last line of F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925 novel about that Gatsby fellow – and of course it is full of deep meaning. Or maybe … Continue reading

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You Can’t Go Home Again

Blame Thomas Wolfe and his problems with his hometown, Asheville, up in the tired mountains of North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains. Those mountains are aptly named. Asheville is that quiet town where they locked up Zelda Fitzgerald in that … Continue reading

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