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Is Google Making Us Stupid?

So, is Google making you stupid?

Sven Birkerts, even before Google, says yes: the web is trapping us in a world of shallowness, a web that erodes language, flattens historical perspective, and destroys privacy. 405 more words

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Week 2: King, Alfred Joseph Carr (#46)

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

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Architectural Features of a Norfolk Village (1)

I am treating this as the first of a series of related posts owing to the fact that time restrictions on Wednesday when I took the photographs that are its raison d’etre meant that we (my mother and I) accounted for barely a tithe of the interesting buildings in the village (East Rudham). 677 more words


Where's Raymond? Episode 5

Since Raymond graduated High school in 2011 at 21 years old, he’s been going to a day center for handicapped adults, so my mom and dad can still work during the day. 165 more words

Where's Raymond? Episode 3

This story took place about 10 years ago, early in the morning one day before my parents left for work. It was around 6:45 AM, so my dad was awake and fresh out of the shower, my mom had just turned her alarm off and started getting up. 258 more words

To Barge, or Not to Barge? That is the Question! | From: Townsend A. “Van” Van Fleet

Dear Editors,

For over a year, the Old Town community has been suggesting the use of barges on the Potomac River (rather than trucks on our historic streets) to haul out the debris and contaminated soil from each of the four projected development sites on the waterfront. 694 more words

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