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Thin Air by Michelle Paver 

“Poor bitter, guilty old man. And I understand a little better now how it was for him, because it’s been much the same for me,” … 233 more words


Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Luke Skywalker Cannot Save Us Now

Oprah Winfrey gave an incredible speech last night at the Golden Globes. She was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” Oprah used the opportunity to connect her experience seeing Sidney Poitier win that same award in 1982 with the experience of young girls who were watching her last night. 486 more words


Graphic Definition of the Day 12-1-17 (Bootlicking)

BOOTLICKING, ger.  A popular American mass participation sport which is rapidly displacing baseball as the national pastime.

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– definition (not photo) from the revised and expanded edition of  19 more words


Finding the Same Wavelength

I’ve listened to Matthew Good since high school & this spring, I’m hoping I can live out a dream I’ve had since that time then to see him perform.  494 more words


On hero worship

What did you do today? I filled the bird feeders in my backyard, put out corn for the squirrels, took a long ride with my dog Rayzor in which we split some 5 Guys, picked up a few rolls of film that yielded some really nice photos, and now I’m writing to you, True Believer. 969 more words

Civil/military Divide

Five Reasons Why Police Are Not Heroes

The word ‘hero’ gets thrown around a lot by police and their supporters, but when you examine what makes a hero more closely, police rarely ever qualify. 636 more words


Not Singing From the Same Songsheet

I hate going to live music concerts. I know that in terms of popular culture this is the equivalent of being a leper, but I have made my peace with it. 1,937 more words