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Jesse Monteagudo – QNotes

Coronavirus Journal VII: This Awful Year

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Though there is no schism in the Church today (that we know of), those of us who are alive in 2020 suffer instead from the effects of climate change: a largely man-made catastrophe that threatens to destroy this planet and every living thing in it.

Ghosts, Space Aliens and Monsters

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Anyone familiar with cable television programs knows that Americans love the occult. Series like “Ancient Aliens,” “Finding Bigfoot,” “Haunted History,” “MonsterQuest” and “Most Terrifying Places in America” are more popular than shows about Adolf Hitler, real housewives or tiger kings.

Across the Great Divide

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This is a troubling year for the American people. In addition to struggling through a pandemic, racial unrest, economic depression and climate disaster, these dis-United States of America are more divided than at any time since the Civil War (1861-1865).

Coronavirus Journal Five

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A few weeks ago, my boyfriend Ron and I left town and spent a weekend at Vitambi Springs, the popular wilderness resort and campground near Clewiston, Fla. for rest and relaxation.

For the Benefit of Mr. Kight

Jesse’s Journal: A New Biography of Morris Kight

High among those individuals was Morris Kight. In 1957 the Texas-born Kight moved to Los Angeles, where he made a name for himself by assisting gay youth with financial, health or legal problems.

Coronavirus Journal Four

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Since I wrote my last “Coronavirus Journal,” humanity has re-emerged from its self-imposed isolation, though sadly not enough to prevent new outbreaks of COVID-19.

Providence Lost

Twenty-twenty has been a terrible year for the world in general and for the United States in particular. We face a new and unexpected scourge, COVID-19, which has struck at least a million Americans, killed over a 100,000 of us, and caused the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression.

Coronavirus Journal, Part Three

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It has been more than three months since COVID-19 changed our lives forever. Things that we once took for granted are no longer with us, at least for the near future. In many ways, I am one of the lucky ones.