In the absence of the creativity and thought to create real circumstances to bond and unite in common cause, these sham obstacles and hardships are concocted. Eager for the “brotherhood” of those who have served through truly trying times, or the “sisterhood” that comes from true and meaningful collaboration, eager for the rush of real accomplishment they are led/seduced into ritual and all its trappings.

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Writer, walker, poet, educator. Commercial fisherman, builder, donut maker, organic grower. Boston, U. City, Maine, South Africa, Madrid.

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