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Morning Music 

It’s beautiful today in Pittsburgh. Going for a hike in the cold air. Will have a post up later about news sources. In the meantime, welcome new readers. 415 more words

General

Short story: The Black Sheep by Italo Calvino, from Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Daynight with Mountains Tied Inside by Alice Fulton, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2016. 30 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Short story: Solitude by Italo Calvino, from Numbers in the Dark and Other Stories. Recommended.

Poem: Sonnet 17 by Pablo Neruda, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2016. 32 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Short story: The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemmingway, from The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories. Highly Recommended.

Poem: What You Pray Toward by Patricia Smith, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast. 27 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Turn of Phrase

By having a widely armed citizenry, we create a situation in which gun violence becomes a common occurrence, not the rarity it ought to be and is everywhere else in the civilized world.

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Ms. Jane - City Naturalist

This year of the Jane Jacobs centenary has brought us a documentary film and a few new books by and about the inimitable urban thinker. 913 more words

Urban Planning

TRUMP AND LIFE

Yesterday I declared I wouldn’t be commenting on the election. However, I just came across a piece by Adam Gopnik, published four days ago by  192 more words

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