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Places I Remember (part X of N): SPBS

Company Logo for St. Paul Book and Stationery   When T and I met, one of the things that I knew guaranteed that we would be in love forever was the fact that we had the same kind of enthusiasms.  … Continue reading

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Stuff and Nonsense

My father is thinking a lot about dying these days. That’s not unreasonable, since he suffers from ALS with a poor prognosis, and since my mom passed away at the beginning of November. So my brother and I have been … Continue reading

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Purple Clouds Limned with Fire

Yesterday, when I walked out of my office at 4:00, this was waiting for me.  A double rainbow.  It’s times like this when it’s nice to have a camera in your pocket. But as I drove south, I was sincerely … Continue reading

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Long Ago and Far Away.

Sometime c. 1984, give or take, I was working in the University of Chicago Sociology Department’s new computer center.   And while I was in there, I noticed a small pencil sharpener (anyone remember pencils?) that had been abandoned. I’d … Continue reading

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Ohio, You’re Nothing Special

Yesterday, I think it was, I was driving and I heard an interview with the J. D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy.  The interviewer noted that Mr. Vance now lived on the West Coast, and that his children would, consequently, … Continue reading

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Music for Airports

OK.  I wrote this post on Saturday (today is Monday).  I will play you a tune, then explain with a little background then get right to it.  So start the music and scroll on down: A little over a year … Continue reading

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Places I’ll Remember

Yeah.  That one. I’ve been getting the house ready for family to visit, and part of that included finding and putting away all the tools I’ve got lying around from fixing this, that, or the other thing.  So.  As I … Continue reading

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