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Musing On A September Mourning

I’ve been trying to think of new words to write on the occasion of 9/11’s 5th Anniversary. For some reason, I can’t: I think I’m just too overwhelmed by everything...
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Those B***ards at Al Qaeda

Monday morning will be a difficult one for those of us who remember where we were five years ago, and how our lives were irrevocably changed over the course of...
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Falklands? What Falklands?

Platte Clove Road is the name of a dangerous, steep, twisting, narrow, precipitous, unrailinged route up the mountain to Tannersville, Haines Falls and Hunter, its approach well hidden between the...
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Talkin’ American Social Blues

They telling you to never worry about the future. They telling you to never worry about the torture They telling you that you will never see the horror, spend it...
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An Inconvenient Truth: A Necessary Movie

Last week I went out, locally, to see two different documentaries on the environment: The End Of Suburbia, shown for free at The Boiceveille Inn by our town’s Democratic Party,...
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Bugger Off

The following conversation would be funny if it wasn’t… well, if the people caught on tape weren’t serious about their end goal. What’s the likelihood that the terrorists who attacked...
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Words of The Times…

A couple of well-turned phrases I cut out from The Times (of London) while on the flight home last Friday. “A football fan is like the man who marries whore...
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Media Musing #5

(And this is the last one from last week. After all, there’s a brand new Film and Music section out today to enjoy, complete with a celebration of The Jam...
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