Author Archives: JordanCornblog

Toning It Down

So, some months ago I stopped looking for trouble on Twitter. (Just as an aside, wouldn’t Looking for Trouble on Twitter make a kinda cool book title?) That shift has actually been a huge relief. I hardly ever think of … Continue reading

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The Pathetic Emptiness of Some Rich and Powerful Men (You Know Who I’m Talking About)

Yes, Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein and Robert Kraft and… The list goes on and on and includes many current and former members of Trump’s murky, swamp-gas-perfumed cabinet. In all the reporting of their execrable exploits, why does no one … Continue reading

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Will They Do It?

I feel like I should be more nervous this morning. Are you? The USWNT is the juggernaut and the Dutch are the upstart team that replaced the usual suspects (Germany, are you listening?) in the final. So will the upstart … Continue reading

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Lady Slipper Spring

It’s been a really special spring when it comes to Lady Slipper sightings in the woods. Yes, it’s been special in other ways, too, but I’m trying to stay focused here. As you can see from the photo, they can … Continue reading

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Controversy

So, what do you think? Did they score too much? Celebrate too much? If you visit Twitter and do a quick search on USWNT or #USWNT you’ll get a sense of the range of opinions. And I feel like I’ve … Continue reading

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2019 Women’s World Cup

It’s underway and in 2019, I hardly know a thing about it. Last night we watched a couple of matches, staying with Germany-China the longest. Germany struggled to get things going, and China looked like they were about to break … Continue reading

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Scarlet Surprises

So the other day while walking in the woods my eye was captured by a flash of scarlet on my left in the maple grove. Turning toward it, I was treated to the sight of two scarlet tanagers perched near … Continue reading

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Morning

So, morning it is, and a grey one at that. It’s very grounding, for me, to begin my morning (when I have the time) with 15-minutes of pen-on-paper. The soothing scratch brings me to myself, as I settle into the … Continue reading

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Kindness?

As I did some free writing this morning, decrying the destructiveness of Trump and those who enable him, I ended in an odd place. My words carried me, unwillingly, I might add, to the shores of Kindness. I should probably … Continue reading

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A Very Scary Walk

Yesterday evening I took a very scary walk in our woods with Caleb. It started off innocently enough, as we headed up the field and into the woods. I lost track of Caleb early on but wasn’t too concerned. He … Continue reading

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