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Wild social whirl. Home after midnight. Post thought but unwritten, and rules allow skippage, so ...

Monday last, the Italians elect Silvio for a third-term, definitely the triumph of hope over experience. And I sit on the station platform for almost an hour, because the train is almost an hour late. And yet I fail to write about the connection between loopy leaders and punctual rail transport. Instead, I blather on about sowing little packages of joy and how that makes me happy. Have I lost my cutting edge? Am I really more positive minded? Outside work, yes, you bet.

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