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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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Are Other Countries This Entitled and Ugly? Not-So-Much …

I finally succumbed and have done a little research into the whole burn the Koran flap that is the latest embarrassing eruption of America’s ugly id into our shared airspace.  Isn’t there some way we can repress this stuff, folks?  … Continue reading

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Happy Mother's Day

Yup, it’s Mother’s Day. Hope yours is a good one, whether you’re celebrating someone or being celebrated yourself. The universe has been kind enough to send sun, a steady breeze, and cooler temperatures — hopefully making relatively pain free outdoor … Continue reading

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Soccer and Snow and Other Stuff

This morning it is NOT snowing – but there’s still plenty of digging out to do here in NH.  It’s nice, light, fluffy snow – the kind where the rewards of shoveling far outweigh the costs.  (Only challenge is finding … Continue reading

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Gratitude Gives Way as Shoppers Rampage

This isn’t funny at all. It’s bizarre.  Unfathomable.  It’s one of those incidents that makes me feel like America is just a big, mindless appetite, ravening and rampaging. What am I talking about?  This. Suddenly, witnesses and the police said, … Continue reading

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National Taxi Ride

Last night I saw Taxi to the Dark Side and came away horrified, but not surprised.  To see that documentary on the same day that Bush vetoed the Torture Bill was horrifying, but not surprising.  To learn that the on the … Continue reading

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