Category Archives: cultural highlights

Here Are Some Snapshots Today

Most people of a certain age and older have some sort of boxes filled with old snapshots that were never mounted into photo albums or were in older albums but were removed for one reason or another. The box might contain … Continue reading

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It’s Chili Time

Cooler, wetter weather, colorful trees, and longer nights bring on some of the best days of the year. It’s when a large steaming bowl of chili really hits the spot. Of course there is no real chili season, it can … Continue reading

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Theft By Finding (Review)

I noticed David Sedaris’ latest book, Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002, on the shelf and knew instantly it had to come home with me. I didn’t even bother to open it for a sample. Sedaris’ writing has never let me down. … Continue reading

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Theft By Finding (Review)

I noticed David Sedaris’ latest book, Theft by Finding: Diaries1977-2002, on the shelf and knew instantly it had to come home with me. I didn’t even bother to open it for a sample. Sedaris’ writing has never let me down. I … Continue reading

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Information Overload

My friend Jorge remembers when he could sit down with a news magazine or the nightly newscast and find out the most important events of the day. It was like taking a drink out of a water fountain. My friend … Continue reading

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Ugly Cars

OK, I’ll admit it, sometimes I fall for clickbait. If it’s not clickbait for cats, it’s clickbait for cars. These are the two topics worth wading through disappointing pages that are overloaded with advertising nobody reads. The clickbait is usually … Continue reading

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Library Day

A portion of most of my Sunday afternoons is set aside for a weekly visit to the library. This is a really enjoyable way to begin a week. It’s also an integral part of my continuing education. The visits during … Continue reading

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