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Dear Peter,

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  
will.

Diana

Sent from my iPod

On Mar 12, 2010, at 5:23 AM, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>  
wrote:

> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> Peter
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DIana Manister" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2010 6:17 PM
> Subject: Re: "Us he devours" was ....Re: 'Gerontion' -- Grammatical  
> Accuracy
>
>
> "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.
>
> Diana
>
> Sent from my iPod
>
> 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
>>> tomorrow."
>>> 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  
>> green
>> ideas sleep furiously." It is, syntactically, a well-formed English
>> sentence, regardless of making no sense.
>>
>