Posts with #commonplace tag

Published on July 3 2008

"In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted." Bertrand Russell

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Published on October 26 2007

I'd always thought of Christopher Hitchens as a great writer, because he pi$$ed me off just as often as he made me nod in agreement. (Okay, so I have a weird definition of "great"). With this piece for Vanity Fair, Hitchens tells us about a great loss...

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Published on July 9 2007

I've been buried in too many textbooks lately. So yesterday I searched ebooks till I found one that looked promising. Whoa. This is one of the best stories I've read in a very long time. I'm back to another habit, too--barreling through the first reading...

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Published on May 1 2007

Eject Eject Eject: A MOVING COMPANY THIS IS NOT ABOUT ME. This is about us, our country and our civilization, and in what practical and achievable ways we can protect, defend and improve her and her people. I'll close this small update with a little tease:...

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Published on January 17 2007

America trivia: * The cover artwork on the album History: America's Greatest Hits was the work of Phil Hartmann, who later became famous as a comedian on Saturday Night Live. Hartmann later dropped an "n" off his last name prior to achieving fame. His...

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Published on October 22 2006

If I use the married name... HowManyOfMe.com There are: 12 people with my namein the U.S.A. How many have your name? But if I use the maiden-once-again-to-be-last?-name.... HowManyOfMe.com There is: 1 person with my namein the U.S.A. How many have your...

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Published on September 20 2006

Yep, I know I've been a little absent (minded) lately. Life gets in the way of blogging. Not to mention the fact that some of the things I've been reading lately in the news have inspired more anger than reaction and thought. What kind of sick [insert...

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Published on September 10 2006

In the calling out to one another of the lovers up and down the strand In the sound of the waves and the cries of the seagulls circling the sand In the fragments of the songs carried down the wind from some radio In the murmuring of the city in the distance...

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Published on August 31 2006

September 12th should be "tunes day" around here--not only is this a purchase on my list, so also will be the new Carbon Leaf album, samples of which can be heard at the link below. Carbon Leaf played in a nearby town a few weeks back, and I would have...

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Published on May 6 2006

Got home from a drive last evening, walked into the living room to find this show on the tooob. So I sat down in my living room for the first time in probably months, even though I'm not usually allowed out there and I rarely ever watch CMT. CMT.com:...

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