My retreat of choice is the Franciscan friary in Garrison, NY called
Graymoor. I've stayed there many times and will do so again. If breast
cancer didn't drive me mad, however, I don't think the present tense
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On Mar 12, 2010, at 5:23 AM, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
> Diana, I get the sense that you may be driving yourself mad with
> this. ;->
> If that should happen you may wish to visit The Franciscan Friars
> of the Renewal in the South Bronx. Ask for Fr. Benedict Groeschel.
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> From: "DIana Manister" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2010 6:17 PM
> Subject: Re: "Us he devours" was ....Re: 'Gerontion' -- Grammatical
> "I go to town tomorrow" means "I will go to town tomorrow." How is the
> first sentence present tense?" If it is, it shouldn't be.
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> On Mar 11, 2010, at 6:10 PM, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> DIana Manister wrote:
>>> Dear Carrol,
>>> So "I go to town tomorrow" indicates the future: "I will go to town
>>> Is that just future tense?
>> **What does "that" reference?
>> "I go" is present regardless of meaning (given by context).
>> "I will go" is future, regardless of meaning.
>> This sort of thing is why Chomsky coined the sentence "Colorless
>> ideas sleep furiously." It is, syntactically, a well-formed English
>> sentence, regardless of making no sense.