Category Archives: Ripped from the headlines

Quote for @POTUS

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it. — Abraham Lincoln

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National Haiku Month is Coming!

I was looking at the 10 Actions in 100 Days website and thinking about sending postcards (seem to do that pretty regularly although not on political topics) and then remembered that February is National Haiku Month. In the past I … Continue reading

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Proud and Humbled

I am at work today. I am with -in spirit- my friends across the world who are marching with thousands of other folks – for women’s rights, for justice and equality for everyone. I’ve said numerous times in the past … Continue reading

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Twitter anyone?

I am always looking to see what User Number people are when they’re on Twitter. I got in fairly early, March 2007, just as the membership curve leapt upward and I’m perhaps unjustifiably proud that my Twitter number is 2,720,811 … Continue reading

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Why Poetry, Why Now

A great nation should make great poetry. Like so many artists and musicians and writers and poets before him—and so many that came after him—Robert Frost wasn’t afraid to say his piece or speak truth to power. He wasn’t afraid … Continue reading

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