Rainy Day Writing

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Monthly Archives: February, 2018

Living in America: Smoking Guns

Gun porn is now a “thing”.

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Living With A Conscience: Joy, Pain and the Pursuit of Happiness

Great Joy. Great Pain. This is life.

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Living in America: Balancing The Rights and Duties of Citizenship

  Most Friday evenings I make sure I watch Shields and Brooks on the PBS News Hour. I know, my life is pathetic. I love these two guys–A Democrat and a Republican discussing the issues of the day in a respectful, intelligent fashion! Say it isn’t so. Even when they disagree, it’s done with the …

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‘Cause There’s a Million Things to Be, You Know That There Are — An American Song

In another trying week for America, where the news is filled with stories about corruption and apathy and intolerance and the senseless death of yet more children, it would be easy to retreat into diatribes of anger and despair. I understand the impulse, and see the utility of joining in on the outrage. But I […] …

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Random Thoughts: David Sedaris; Travel, French Attitudes and Italian Food; Regularity; Life

I’ve been reading “When You Are Engulfed in Flames” by David Sedaris. I love how he makes me laugh out loud. I wish he was my friend and I could call him up and just listen to his witty little observations of the world and his exaggerated stories of the people he runs into.  We could …

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