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Aging in the Dog Days

The weird resonance of numbers as summer nears its close

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

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The term “dog days,” meant to denote the hottest stretch of summer weather, does not derive from panting pooches lolling in the heat with their tongues unfurled. No, this period got its moniker from the ancient Romans, in reference to the star Sirius, also…

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Jan M Flynn

Jan M Flynn

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Writer & educator. The Startup, Writing Cooperative, P.S. I Love You, The Ascent, more. Award-winning short fiction. Visit me at www.JanMFlynn.net.