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Christine's Individual Blog Post

Within Dr.MayLei Blackwell’s transcript from the WWR Oral History Archive, Dr.Blackwell was being interviewed by Dr.Michelle Habell-Pallan. What grabbed my interest was Dr.Blackwell discussing how the punk rock community she was in “saved her life”. 356 more words

An Assimilation Story: Interviewing My Father

     For one of my collegiate courses, I had to conduct a short oral presentation regarding my father’s assimilation and immigration experience in the United States. My father left Southern Italy with his family at the tender age of 10 in 1970 and the rest is history!

It's a very very MAD WORLD.

As promised, today I’m going to give a brief review (with no spoilers!!) of Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein’s new book, Mad World which is out today! 1,072 more words

Duran Duran Blog

Son Says "Take Job"

Jean Reidy’s young son makes a strong case for accepting a job as school librarian. Recorded in The Cube at the Mexican Shack for Somers Historical Society.

Hudson Valley

Today in Duran History - Glasgow and a bit of Mad World

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

On today’s date in 2004, Duran Duran played the SECC in Glasgow.

Do you want to know what I remember about Glasgow, and the SECC in particular?   212 more words

Duran Duran Blog

The King, the Mayor and the Community Artist

Martin Goodrich, co-founder of the Free Form Community Arts Trust, speaks here of his understanding of socialism and art; and of his grandfather – Henry Edwin Goodrich – the first Labour councillor and the first Labour MP of Hackney. 105 more words


My new Speaking Volumes Project

So, it’s been a long time since I last posted in here, and I have now been back in the UK for over a year. 375 more words