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personal comments, journal extracts

Nancy Pelosi, be a DEMOCRAT, not a closet Republican.

“The House rules package for the 116th Congress will include a pay-as-you-go provision, requiring all new spending to be offset with either budget cuts or tax increases, a conservative policy aimed at tying the hands of government.” While this sounds … Continue reading

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LaLa Land: Not Your Grandmother’s musical.

Referencing my title, pity!   I had heard only rumors of this film when a friend gave me a chance to watch it by lending me his DVD.  I’m glad I didn’t spend any money on it; it was so … Continue reading

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Scribbles About Ritual

The secret of joy in work is contained on one word- escellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. Pearl S. Buck Scribbles About Ritual One of the differences between Man and the rest of the … Continue reading

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BLATHERINGS

Suddenly you find- at age fifty, say that a whole new life has opened before you… as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you. Agatha Christie Blathering Spent the day at the Center on Halsted … Continue reading

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It’s a dry Sunday, intellectually-

Work while you have the light. You are resonsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you                                       Henri Frederick Amiel … Continue reading

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Indulging a Conceit

Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of AssisiIndulging a Conceit Scene: Michael, OttoOtto:I have had men out looking for you.Michael: Your Grace, First-born, but last considered, I have played Jacob … Continue reading

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Treason & etc.

To Love what you do and feel it matters-How could anythingbe more fun? Katherine GrahamTreason & etc.Given what I understand of the Oregon situation, these men are committing an act of armed rebellion, and under the precedents established as far … Continue reading

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