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Jon Stewart Got It Right

In his opening monologue on Monday night’s Daily Show Jon Stewart hit the nail on the head, not blaming anyone or anything specific for this past weekend’s tragedy.  He noted, rightly, that if you could draw a straight line of … Continue reading

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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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Quickly …

I was sad, but not surprised, to learn yesterday that Kristine Lilly is hanging up her cleats after a long and storied career. This marks the end of an era … as Lil was the last of the 91ers still … Continue reading

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The Year of the Cloud

Last week I tweeted one resolution for the New Year.  It involved exercise, so I won’t repeat it here … 😉 My second resolution involves learning to use my cell phone.  I believe that it is important to be just … Continue reading

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Updates for Alice!

First off … don’t forget that UConn is poised to set a new winning streak record tonight at 7PM ET on ESPN.  Will you be there?  (Doris … I’d remind you, too … but I didn’t think you’d be interested … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Know About Flash Events and Flash Mobs?

A friend sent me a link last night that had me lost for a chunk of time … looking at flash events (like the Philadelphia Opera Company’s offerings of Random Acts of Culture), and flash mobs (similar but more spontaneous … Continue reading

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Check It Out …

Got a pet?  Looking for a vet? Here’s the clinic that Ruby recommends … Suncook River Vet. Asked about her recent visit there, she said, “It wasn’t so bad.” Unusually taciturn for Ruby, I admit. Most likely that’s because she … 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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First Morning at the Lake

So, I’m up at the lake this morning, having driven over yesterday. It’s very strange being here without Willie, and I find myself thinking of him often. Oddly enough, when I went out to the lake yesterday, first thing, I … Continue reading

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