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The Crossing 14: The Tolling of a Bell

Part 14 in the flash fiction serial The Crossing

In that first January Arina’s sister died. Loban and Gai had been at work when the phone rang. 313 more words

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News: Ilenkus announce new album

“This record is a call for action,” declares Josh Guyett, one third of Irish progressive post-metal quintet Ilenkus’ guitar and vocals triad, whilst fervently discussing his band’s forthcoming new opus,  415 more words


The Crossing 13: Blurred Visions

The latest installment of The Crossing

The first winter with Loban and Arina was a severe one. The ground was covered with a thick layer of snow by early December. 234 more words

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Are you famous?

The teacher introduced me to his fourth- and fifth-graders, the Jenks Arts & Music (JAM) Class at the Jenks School in Chestnut Hill. I’m composing something for them to sing with the… 989 more words

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Suitors Being Rounded Up To Buy China's Galloping Horse (EXCLUSIVE)

HONG KONG — Beijing Galloping Horse, a high-flying private sector Chinese film company, is entertaining a number of takeover bids.

Suitors are believed to include China Media Capital, a state-backed Chinese private equity fund, and Shanghai Media Group, among others. 503 more words


The Crossing 12: Letters

The twelfth installment of  The Crossing

At school to improve my writing the tutor suggested I write a letter. I had carefully composed a letter of introduction to no one in particular. 262 more words

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Independence Day, 2013

It’s a beautiful day on the river in Saxonville; nary a cloud in the deep blue sky.

Remember the real import of this Independence Day: 354 more words

Random Stuff

L. E. Joiner reblogged this on Walking Creek World and commented:

Posted a year ago on the Hillbilly at Harvard blog.  It's a cloudy morning today, with heavy rain forecast for this afternoon and evening, thanks to hurricane Arthur, thankfully out to sea to our east.  Protocol says not to fly the flag in the rain, so I haven't put it out.  But it's still a day to remember the sacrifices of our Founders for the gift of Independence and Liberty.   You can get a glimpse of those travails from Jack E. Levin's brief, but beautifully illustrated, account of the Battle of Trenton: George Washington: The Crossing. The Crossing