Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Saturday Snow White Variations–Final Installment

So this is it.  I’ve milked this theme a little longer than I should have, but I’m nothing if not thorough–but the end of Snow White Saturdays (it really is weird that I have devoted 4 posts over a month … Continue reading

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Friday Rock and Roll Heroes: Lone Justice

Lone Justice. If you don’t recognized the name of the band, you’re not alone–they burned bright and brilliant for a few short years in the mid-1980s, an edgy country-blues-pop band that defied the classifications of the time, too hard edged … Continue reading

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Norris-Canyon Cut-Off Road, 9/11/90

Brothers. Bag of apples, sharp cheddar, Sixpacks and loaves of bread: Biblical fare. Binoculars, and a taped-together roadmap. Aspens rusting in meadows gone to gold, the day thick with autumn mist, wanting wool. Appalachian boys loosed in the caldera, hooting … Continue reading

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‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Earns Over $1 Million In 1 Day

Originally posted on New Pittsburgh Courier:
The classic children?s program, ?Reading Rainbow,? will reach a new generation of readers thanks to a groundbreaking Kickstarter campaign that raised over $1 million dollars in just one day. Levar Burton organized the Kickstarter…

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The First Rule of Fight Club Is….


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Maya Angelou 1928-2014

On The Pulse of Morning A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Marked the mastodon. The dinosaur, who left dry tokens Of their sojourn here On our planet floor, Any broad alarm of their hastening … Continue reading

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Kitten Gun

Just because I think Joe The Plumber is a tool doesn’t mean that I embrace strict gun control.  Some guns are magnificently AWESOME.  

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