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Rural America, It’s Where Your Produce Comes From

I watched some news while I had dinner. One of the pieces was about a Berkeley Professor who made some not too bright, classicist, intolerant, ignorant remarks on Twitter, giving us another fine example of the many ways in which higher education often fails. What this Harvard educated professor said, among other things, was this:… Continue reading Rural America, It’s Where Your Produce Comes From

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Good to Be Home

I am home from a mini-vacation of three days at the beach. We took a trip to celebrate twenty years of marriage, and my birthday is coming up pretty quick, plus, I needed to get away for a few days. The non-stop activity of the last few months had taken its toll. I needed to… Continue reading Good to Be Home

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November

November. It looks like we made it. Thank God. Since August, I've been to the doctor or the lab or the radiologist no less than eight times. Probably a couple of appointments to go before the year is out but, thank you, God, all the "new" tests have produced good news. I am incredibly thankful… Continue reading November

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You Can’t Say Bitch in Bean Town

Well, as yet, you still can, but legislation has been introduced in Massachusetts by Democrat Dan Hunt to ban the derogatory use of the word "bitch" and to make such use of the word punishable.   This Meredith Brooks song wasn't ever a favorite of mine, but that could change. https://youtu.be/_ivt_N2Zcts   Everything is offensive… Continue reading You Can’t Say Bitch in Bean Town

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It is Cool to Be Smart

https://youtu.be/of4W39UcndE This video was filmed on the campus of Pasadena City College. How does any student in the United States get into college without having the basic knowledge that those men were mass-murdering communist dictators? How? Every teacher those students ever had should be ashamed of themselves. I see these "person on the street" interviews,… Continue reading It is Cool to Be Smart

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The Girl In Geiger’s Bookstore Didn’t Know That

Favorite Films, Part ... ? of ? Crime Stories and Noir Let's get the Bogarting done.   The Big Sleep, 1946 Howard Hawks directed, based on the novel by Raymond Chandler, which I've read and enjoyed. The running time on this one is just under two hours. It's plot-heavy, and it is good. Bogart portrays… Continue reading The Girl In Geiger’s Bookstore Didn’t Know That