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CAUGHT!

Between the longing for love and the struggle for the legal tender… In 1976, when Jackson Browne’s song The Pretender came out, I was 18 with a bullet. That is to say, I thought I could do any and everything … Continue reading

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To Have and To Have Not

As the regular reader (if there is one) will realize, I talked a while back about moving.  Well, one of the really fun things about moving is figuring out what you need and what you don’t need.  You know, the … Continue reading

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Saddle in the Rain

Lyrics to Saddle in the Rain, by John Prine: I wish, I hope, I wonder Where you’re at sometimes Is your back against the wall? Or just across the line Have you been standing in the rain Reciting nursery rhymes? … Continue reading

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Drunk in a World of Material Wealth

#firstworldproblems Arlo Guthrie, a few years ago… I’ve been thinking, lately, how we manage to skew the world so that it looks like we’re all middle class.  This is particularly true (or I’m paying particular attention) in the world of … Continue reading

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