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WORLD POETRY DAY: A Poem by Billy Collins

reprinted from 2017

It’s World Poetry Day again. Even if you think you don’t like poetry, I’m betting that you will like Billy Collins.
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eventful break

This was probably one of the busiest Spring Breaks in a while.

Many moments to cherish. First and foremost, I got to spend time with my dear mother who is an amazing woman full of stories and wisdom. 586 more words


The Empty Piety of the American Press by Chris Hedges

 The empty piety is a mask for self-interest. It is accompanied by the veneration of the establishment politicians, generals, intelligence chiefs, corporate heads and hired apologists who carried out the corporate coup d’état that created our system of “ 1,705 more words

Mainstream Corporate Media

Political Expert And Two Sons Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide In Illinois

Police are investigating a suspected double murder-suicide at the Illinois home of P.S. Ruckman Jr., a professor and political expert who appeared frequently on national TV and radio programs. 210 more words

Breaking News

The Hate U Give NPR podcast

Hey guys! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that my sister blogged about The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Well, NPR just released a podcast about it, and I thought you guys might enjoy listening to it. 52 more words

The ADDled Brain and Anxiety

I never thought of myself as an anxious person. Maybe I wasn’t when I was younger. Truth be told, though, I suspect I’ve had anxiety issues most of my life and was never treated for it. 423 more words


My Podcast Appearances - Cumulative List and Links

I am a big consumer of podcasts. I subscribe to 40 podcasts on a range of topics from guns (obvi) to whiskey (WhiskyCast heading the list) to pens ( 335 more words

My Experience