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Ye Olde Hound

“I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.” 117 more words

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FAKE MEDIA? COME ON, HE CAN'T BE THAT DUMB, CAN HE?

I’m not going to state the obvious about the quote from James Humes. You can draw your own conclusions. But I would like to point out two things that crowd my thoughts today. 300 more words

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Chumley's

This once-tattered, dark and smoky West Village speakeasy had been a beloved haunt for poets, novelists, journalists and activists since it opened in 1922. Willa Cather, e.e. 279 more words

Quote for Today: John Steinbeck

“I live alone,” he said simply. “I live in the open. I hear the waves at night and see the black patterns of the pine boughs against the sky. 106 more words

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TRUTHERS ?

Truthers have always reminded me of the character Lenny in John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Men, arguably they aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed. 410 more words

Struggle for Redemption: I Will Send Rain

Review: I Will Send Rain, by Rae Meadows
Holt, 2016. 253 pp. $26

It’s 1934 in Mulehead, Oklahoma, and the Bell family, having watched their crops and their neighbors’ wither and die in perennial drought, now face another, undreamed-of terror: the dust that destroys whatever the heat and grasshoppers have missed. 779 more words

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
— John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

    We’re all bound to hear about Mr. 917 more words

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