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A Personal Positive Experience

I try to post something of interest in blogs, and based on the past several years, usually it's scientific or informational. I've tried to stay away from all things Trump although that's increasingly hard. Since Sunday mornings, especially, are introspectional for me, with classical music on KMFA FM, here goes something different. Two things really…
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What the Hell Do We Have to Lose?

Usually I churn through two or three books a month, along with the Austin newspaper everyday, the Wall Street Journal six days a week, and the New York Times on Sunday. Oh yes, plus two amateur radio magazines each month! In addition, another guilty pleasure, The New Yorker, comes every week. OK, I'm human and…
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Major Wiki-Leak Article in The New Yorker

I admit it. My favorite three publications are The Wall Street Journal, especially the Weekend Edition, the New York Times Sunday Edition, and The New Yorker. No three newspapers/magazines do it better, at least IMHO. The current New Yorker has a long story about the fruit industry, with Driscoll Farms featured. If you ever wanted…
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Two Books and Perhaps the Most Downtrodden County in the Country

Many of the you have heard of McDowell County, the southernmost county in the state of West Virginia. You may not remember it. However every four years, politicians rotate ¬†through, pledging to help. In addition to roving politicos looking for votes, two of the most memorable books of the past ten or twenty years have…
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