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I Like To Read

We learn by example, by listening, and by reading. That’s the truism I learned early on. It didn’t have to be drummed into my head, though. The statement was an affirmation of my personal experience. Some of my earliest boyhood … Continue reading

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An Issue of “American Boy”

I’ve finally opened up the second “time capsule” metal trunk that has been stored in dad’s old basement the past few decades.  It’s more mildewy than the green trunk mentioned in an earlier bluejayblog post. The artifacts are fewer, most … Continue reading

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Freedom Of The Press

In the United States, freedom of the press is enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution.  “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press….”  Most other western nations except for Australia also have a … Continue reading

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