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The September of My Years

David Brooks, one of my favorite writers, as well as a thoughtful television political commentator, wrote a column that appeared in the Austin Newspaper in March, 2016. I’ve kept it in a manila folder with “future blog” on the tab. The future of that blog, folks, is now. Of course I’m taking liberally from his…
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The Russian Election Interference Matter

As a matter of personal choice, I am more of a reader than a video watcher, actually, a dedicated newspaper reader. Apparently, that’s a dead giveaway that I’m over forty and supporting a dying industry, according to a talk that one of the senior editorial and opinion writers for Cox Newspapers gave at the Motorola…
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Confessions of a Late-In-Life Writer

Thanks for reading this. Each person's time is valuable, and if you are so gracious to allot a small amount to me, it's much appreciated and valued. OK, I've said it. Hey, at the age of seventy-five, following a passion for writing, it's all a struggle. The mind is not as fresh, and all those…
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A Great New Song

Like everyone else, I'm affected by music. Realistically, I know nothing about the subject other than I like what I like. As some of you know, my son, Jimmy, operates a very nice, well-equipped recording studio in his home. The equipment is first rate, with Neumann microphones, modern compression/control boards, and a professionally designed and…
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