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#Throwback - Blog In A NY Minute 2009-11-09

So, for lunch today I decided to walk the blocks to Borders and pick up the new Charlain Harris novel (I know, I know – guilty pleasure). 232 more words

Personal History / My Own Words

Possibly the Most Addictive Song in the World

I just stumbled across these guys – and I swear, this song (“I Need Never Get Old”) has been playing on repeat in the back of my head ever since. 146 more words


A Man Between Worlds: Mario, Maximon, & Me (Part One)

I first met Mario in the year 1999, when he was eighteen, in the lakeside town of Panajachel. I had moved there that same year, between homes, ostensibly on my way  to Oaxaca to live. 2,791 more words

Poco Allegretto and Found Light

With short-sleeve days in January and daily additions to the Byzantine cascading crises in Washington, the arrival of official spring was not much in my mind this year until WQXR’s… 1,294 more words


What happened on important days in my life?

On the day of my birth –

 Day In History: What Happened On September 8, 1950 In History?

<p>Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.</p> 1,337 more words


The ship

After boot camp I went to Navy data processing technician school in San Diego. This was in the summer of 1973. Microcomputers had not yet been invented and computers, even the simplest ones, were huge machines that took up entire rooms. 533 more words


To Quote Shakespeare: What’s in a name?

Or how I came up the name of this blog, as wordy as it is.

Let’s time warp back to 2006(ish).

I was living on campus at the… 347 more words