Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 15:47:52 EST From: Monkmag Subject: Re: thank you . . . thank you Lost your last missive to me, Lynn. Just giving you a hard time. Yes, banal banter drives me nuts too. Unless, of course, I am the one who wants to engage in banal banter. Don't make like or dislike, as the Zen patriarchs seem to indicate, is probably the best solution. Since the more we cling to our need for silence and privacy, the more the world wants to invade. Monk