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I am celebrating Christmas today, and I send out holiday greetings to all my creative friends. Whether you are celebrating Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, or Festivus, may your holidays be full of joy and wonder.
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This is the story of a mother, and a daughter, and the right to life, and the dignity of all living things, and of some souls granted great destinies at the moment of their conception, and of others damned to remain society’s useful idiots. -Adam-Troy Castro, Arvies (free to read at Lightspeed magazine, but be warned. This is a very disturbing story.)
adamantine adj. LITERARY unable to be broken: adamantine chains | FIGURATIVE her adamantine will.
What if you had eternity to live? How would you stay joyful?
Growing old, for us, isn’t a matter so much of bodily decay—that is fended off by efficient processes of automatic bioenergetic correction—as of increasing inward rigidity, a creakiness of the soul, a corrugation of the psyche, a stiffening of the spiritual synapses. One starts to feel sour and petty and crabbed. Life loses its joy and its juice. -Robert Silverberg, Travelers (free to read at Lightspeed magazine)
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