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Okay, I Just Can’t…

Has this country’s inequality, racism, and kowtowing to privilege ever been writ larger? I’m trying to have some perspective here. But is there any other way to see the Manafort sentence? Handed down by a 78-year-old product of Princeton/Harvard/Oxford who … Continue reading

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Boundaries

I actually wanted to avoid writing about boundaries today, but the topic wouldn’t go away, so here I am. So, by boundaries I don’t mean anything like Trump’s absurd and over-hyped wall. Yes, boundaries are about drawing lines and keeping … 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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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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Breakers Lose Osborne, Phillies/BoSox Win, Hops are Ready to Harvest, Bret's back, and Dick Hums Along

Sadly, according to my Google Alerts this morning, the Breakers have lost midfielder Leslie Osborne for the season with a fractured collarbone.  Osborne has been amazing for the B’s and I agree with Tony D, who says, “Finishing the season … Continue reading

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Of Gods, Referees and Umpires

I’d love to hear what our friends PaulaR (field hockey and basketball referee) and Boltgirl (who I believe is a soccer ref) think about all the focus on referees, umpires, reviewing vs. not reviewing calls, etc.  The most recent example … Continue reading

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Springtime in New Hampshire

The other evening I was sitting on our deck with the dogs, just listening to the peepers in the marsh across the way. It was great to slow down and gaze down the hill, feeling the warm evening breeze and … Continue reading

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