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the last record album

I read the papersAnd I got the bluesI’m so sad to hear the news.— the prophet lowell george— My first presidential election night as a journalist was Nov. 4, 1980. A peanut farmer was running against a B-list movie actor. … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 386

“There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. There’s your answer.” — Gertrude Stein — Running past a memorial service 18 times, I have a lot of questions. Who was Bob? What … Continue reading

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home is where the art is

“I don’t paint dreams or nightmares,I paint my own reality.”― Frida Kahlo He just wanted his art up. That’s all. Bruce is our friend. He’s settling in to a new apartment after he was kicked out of his previous abode because … Continue reading

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for what it’s earth

On the last day of the world,I would want to plant a tree.— W.S. Merwin Being old, I can remember when Earth Day was a big deal. We had Lofty Ideas like “saving the planet” and “protecting the ozone layer” … Continue reading

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The sun is the same in a relative way

So on and on I go, the seconds tick the time out So much left to know, and I’m on the road to find out — Yusuf Islam — My blog, I Like Margarine, was born 11 years ago today. … Continue reading

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