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The Academy Awards: A Love Story


repost from the archives: There he was in his old Cadillac speeding into the wild. He was  heading as far away as the clunker would take him "Maybe Portland,  Juno, or Seattle," he thought as the miles pulled him away from her for the last time.  This was his only chance and he needed no… Continue reading The Academy Awards: A Love Story

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A Little Walt Whitman


When I heard the learn’d astronomer by Walt Whitman   When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the… Continue reading A Little Walt Whitman

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In Memorium : JFK jr.


In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha's Vineyard, Mass. I remember hearing the first words of the missing plane and who was on it and knowing it was over.  I knew the circumstances,… Continue reading In Memorium : JFK jr.