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first day of fall

stuttering through the last summer
of my 28th year here on earth:

tomorrow it will be the first day of fall.
far be it from me to call 2016 a success… 217 more words


Foreign Aid

It is a well-known fact that, despite all the millions and billions of dollars of aid that have been given by wealthy countries to their poorer brethren, the majority of these countries continue to be mired in poverty. 5,196 more words

Act II: Free-Market Folly: Why Economics Is Not A Science

True Environmentalism

It is important for all of us to have an identity. No identity is set in stone but knowing who we are (to some degree) shapes our priorities and values. 3,147 more words

At The Fishhouses

painting by Elizabeth Bishop

At the Fishhouses

To the Editor:

I wonder what was in David Orr’s mind when he decided to close his column about Ben Lerner’s…

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Renoir – 1879 Seascape

The hurricane is a statement and not a watch or a warning,  but the wind is gusty, the sky is grey and there are whitecaps in the harbor…Yep, it’s still Summer, but it wants to be Fall in New England. 166 more words


What's Up

Heyyyyy, people!! It’s so awesome to finally get the motivation to open up my wordpress and start blogging again. I know that it has been ages. 702 more words


Cook County Inches Closer To 10,000 Same-Sex Marriages

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County officials expect to issue the county’s 10,000th same-sex marriage license this week.

Cook County became the first in Illinois to allow same-sex couples to wed in February of 2014. 594 more words