Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Sixty something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Blogintimacy

The other day, I saw an acquaintance from the gym, a guy that I have spoken to from time to time and for whatever reason, we got into talking philosophy. Not necessarily heavy duty philosophy, but simple philosophy about the … Continue reading

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Yogurt

Yogurt. The first time I ate yogurt was in France. I remember tasting it and wondering why it was so good and why it was considered to be nothing more than a crazy health food for nut cases in the … Continue reading

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Jon Meacham’s The Soul of America

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham My rating: 5 of 5 stars You pick up this book thinking that it is going to soothe your soul and make you feel better about the … Continue reading

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Our Side of the Fence

For over a month we had a temporary fence in the place where there once was a wooden one. When we moved in, there was a fence in basket weave, what I deemed to be hideous, and so much so … Continue reading

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

The girls were busy playing. I was asked about the person next door, was it okay to say hello to him. I said, “Of course.” The girls said, “He is not okay with adults but he is okay with kids, … Continue reading

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