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What I Am Learning

As I read the responses to the tragic assassination attempt in Arizona, one of the biggest things that I am learning is how very fragile the so-called pundits of the right-wing are.  I mean fragile in the sense that any … Continue reading

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Sick at Heart

Six people were shot down yesterday in Tucson … on a Saturday morning when they were out and about, simply living their lives.  They are: * John M. Roll, 63, a federal district court judge. * Gabriel Zimmerman, 30, Giffords’ … Continue reading

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Congrats to the Cardinal

Yup, Stanford ended UConn’s streak with a strong performance against a Husky team that never really looked like themselves.  (In truth, they looked a little like the Tuesday night Eagles.) Great performance by the Stanford women.  My only complaint is … Continue reading

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Argggggghhhh!

Oh my, the Eagles played ugly last night! Here’s my spin … it couldn’t have come at a better time.  (How’s that?) They were getting cocky (yes, Michael and DeSean, I mean you) and needed to wake up. Enter the … Continue reading

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Now THIS Makes Me Very Uncomfortable

I read this morning that the execrable John Bolton wants to run the country.  Aside from the fact that he is a belligerant, wrong-headed, hateful sort of a guy … is his hair not the weirdest ever?  I mean, seriously.  … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, Tea Partiers

Not that you’ll listen, but here’s your To Do List for this holiday season: Go see “Inside Job.” Go see “Fair Game.” Not too difficult, eh?  You can do that in between episodes of that Alaska reality show that has … Continue reading

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OMG

Cliff Lee is back in Philly … so THAT’s who the mystery team was.  It had crossed my mind … but hadn’t dared to hope … just seemed too outlandish. But there it is … one year to the day … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Condolences …

… to Boltgirl, who lost her grandmother to a stroke on Sunday … and brings to my mind the fleeting preciousness of every single moment of our lives.  The slap of a screen door and sound of barefeet running across … Continue reading

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Home Again

So it’s November 23, 2010 and I’m home again after a really nice visit with HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew (and an extra special visit from my Kindle buddy … a.k.a. wannabes), as well as a brief span of quiet time up … Continue reading

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Quick Sunday Update

Lovely poem from Grace Paley this morning on The Writer’s Almanac daily e-mail.  Titled “In the Bus” … a visit from a long ago child bringing an invitation … out of the blue, on a bus in Western Mass … … Continue reading

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