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The most relaxing call ever!|Tidbits from today

I had a somewhat sad/amazing call at work today. It was during a spike in calls which was really frustrating. It’s surprising how complicated some people describe their health insurance problems when it can be explained very simply. 179 more words

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Soapbox: Sacred Music

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #122 (Nov 2016) p105. Download a pdf here.


Alexandra Petropoulos ponders the challenges of performing and listening to sacred music onstage as entertainment, away from its original contexts… 1,030 more words
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Banned Books Week: Installment #1

I get really excited about book holidays. Indie Bookstore Day is my favorite, but Banned Books Week is a close second. (I’m drawing a blank on other book holidays, but I’ll do some research.) As a reader, I’ve found that sophisticated, critically-acclaimed literature often contains provocative content–that’s why it’s so complex and wonderful! 435 more words

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Soapbox: Men’s group talks things over in PCV

By Jack Goldfarb      

The conversation flows freely for the seven retired professional men who meet in a Peter Cooper Village apartment twice a month to talk about whatever is on their minds – a gabfest known in New York slang as a shmooze. 274 more words

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Sunday sooapbox

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 12 more words

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Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 19 more words

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