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Time Capsules

I’m fascinated by unintentional time capsules. A week ago I picked up The Doonesbury Chronicles (1972) at Phoenix Books for a dollar and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying it. 320 more words

Reading

Life Recapitulates Art

I am really not sure what to say, but I had to share this.  Almost 30 years ago, the comic strip Doonesbury featured a two week series… 459 more words

David Cruz-Uribe

The short attention span and other stories - II

We all do our share of online reading. We all do it far too many times to accept the fact that reading a paperback is running out of fashion. 697 more words

Culture

Telling the stories of our own lives

The process of learning and the practice of narrating one’s own story came to an intersection for me at an early age. Please bear with me while I recall some fond and significant memories from long ago. 1,297 more words

Education Policy

8/27/14...the new, 'improved', pledge of allegiance?

Quote of the Day from the Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes: “Baseball’s very big with my people. It figures. It’s the only time we can shake a bat at a white man without starting a riot.” … 1,175 more words

Economy