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Dog Days Without A Dog

I am listening to Sirius XM as I type this here amid the Dog Days Of August, which gets its notoriety from the astrological world. We are, in fact, in the dog days, not because it’s hot or the summer … Continue reading

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Everything Old Is New Again…If Only

When we were moving to Florida in January 2017, we went on a minimalist purge of our possessions. Of course, it was a temporary phenomenon as we would soon be on a consumer orgy of re-acquiring different versions of what … Continue reading

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I Say…You Say…Or My Night With A Knight

(I wrote the following eleven years ago this weekend. Eileen had just finished radiation therapy and spending Friday and Saturday night with Sir Paul was her coming out party as she liked saying.) Late one night, a night that would … Continue reading

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E Pluribus Unum?

There was a time in America when you could really believe in E Pluribus Unum. Of course, most Americans in the days when I was a kid in The Bronx may not have shared the same experiences in growing up, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day?

We say that Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. We had already gotten into the summer spirit when I was a kid. Our baseball gloves were well oiled; our baseball bats were taped and ready for swinging for … Continue reading

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Summer Playlist Redux

It rarely isn’t summer in Florida. At least, in terms of New York weather, It rarely isn’t summer in Florida. With that in mind, it’s not to issue my Summer Playlist 2022. As indicated in a previous blog entry, this … Continue reading

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Rants Ravings And The Occasional Pithy Observation

Another weekend has come, and so much has happened since I last shared a post…none of which I will write about today. I continue to hope to amuse rather than hope to persuade. There are so many persuasive opportunities, fake … Continue reading

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Summer Playlist

The trouble with having all your music on your mobile is that you tend to create playlists. Of course, the technology at our fingertips enables and promotes the freewheeling creation of a collection of songs that we wish to hear. … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Rant

In the fall of 1971, I took a course at St. John’s entitled Technology and Culture. I never took a better course, either in grad school or law school. It was a colloquium, which meant the class members took turns … Continue reading

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When Facebook Was Fun

Before I joined Facebook, I was on Ning. Like Facebook, I could share stories and pictures with the people I invited to my page; it never took off for me. I still have a Ning presence and sign in about … Continue reading

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