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What I Read in 2018

If I was the sort to make New Year’s resolutions, I would resolve to read more and write more in 2019. Last year, I read 18 books — far fewer than some other years, but significantly more than the 2 … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks

Sixty years ago today, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her seat on a bus to make room for a white passenger. ┬áMontgomery, Alabama had a law that basically gave white people premium seating on the buses. ┬áThere … Continue reading

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Morning Melody

This morning it’s a great song by Raul Malo Every Little Thing About You by Raul Malo

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Morning Melody

This is one of my favorite songs. I’m happy having it rattle around in my head this morning. Making Pies by Patty Griffin

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Check Your Privilege

At the 1988 Democratic Party Convention, Jim Hightower described George H. W. Bush as someone who “was born on third base and thinks he got a triple.” Certainly, it’s true that Bush Sr. enjoyed a lot of advantage associated with … Continue reading

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