You can't always get what you want

But maybe we're about to get what we need

Somewhere between chopping garlic cloves and sauteeing greens for dinner the other night, my wife and I were singing along to a comforting notion advanced a half-century ago by the eminent philosopher Sir Michael Philip Jagger. “You can’t always get what you want,” Mick sang, “but if you try sometimes, you get what you need.”

Yeah, sometimes. But just th…

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