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“A flame that burns twice as bright…”

…Life, the Universe and Everything

According to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the answer to the ultimate question of Life, the Universe and Everything is…

…42.

I turned forty-two in February of this year, and I think I expected an epiphany or two – thanks to Douglas Adams. Sadly, nothing really epiphanized in my brain, so I contemplated my forty-two years and wondered if I’d done okay. During these moments of wondering I happened to watch a clip of some awards thing where Meryl Streep was being honored. Of course, the internet being the swirling vortex of distraction it is, I had to look at the IMDB and Wikipedia and learn more about Meryl…and that’s when John Cazale’s name popped up.

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