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The Color of Calm in Chaos

Coronavirus is coming for all of us. What do we do?

This is sky blue. It’s always been my favorite color. Why? Clarity. Calm. Comfort. It’s a warm breeze.

When I was younger, when I needed to find peace and clarity, I would take my papa’s canoe alone out onto Lake Erie, and paddle out as far into the horizon as good sense would reasonably allow. I would sit…




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John Gorman

John Gorman

Essayist and storyteller on life, liberty and the battle for happiness. Several million served. Words at Human Parts, Forge and PS I Love You. IG: heygorman

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