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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Pall bearers wanted

When I was in Catholic grammar school, one of the many lists we memorized in religion class was that of the corporal works of mercy. I don't remember them all, but the last two were "to visit the sick" and "to bury the dead."

I couldn't help but think of that list when I saw this notice from the owner of the now destroyed Great Northwest Bookstore, which burned a couple of weekends ago.

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Ah... Yes, of course. Now I understand the affinity for Jim Carroll. You were a Catholic Boy. Redeemed...

"Perfect water. The dark wind braids the waves. The crazed birds raid the trees. Is this our destiny?"

How can someone be so stupid as to not carry fire insurance on a building.......

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