Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

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

Rambling: Boys in the Boat, Jesse Owens, Underdogs and Narratives

If I were to give a name to the current era, thinking for example of the horrific McCarthy era in the USA, I would call it the Era of the Narrative. We truly live by narratives and our lives are … Continue reading

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Yesterday I wrote a post…

Yesterday, I wrote a blogpost. Yesterday, I realized that I could not post it, nor could I use it for anything but catharsis. Sometimes, our words are distorted and despite the clarity and directness of what we are thinking and … Continue reading

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Incredulous

  For some reason, as we experienced the first real snow (and accumulation) of the season, I thought of the difficulty of communication with someone who does not want to hear you. Your thoughts and concerns arrive to ears that … Continue reading

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Crystal Bridges Museum and Bentonville, Arkansas

  Arkansas? Who would think that someone would go to Arkansas for the weekend? When we told people where we were going, we would get interesting looks and questions. A few years back, when in Stratford, Ontario, we talked to … Continue reading

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The Domino effect…world cycles

Face it, I am up in years. Some days I feel it, some days I don’t. I don’t know how much of that plays into my blogging of late. I used to blog on a daily basis. Of late, maybe … Continue reading

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