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Picking Figs

10 oct 2018 Jeux I was picking figs this morning from a fig tree that hasn’t, in the fifteen years I’ve been here, ever proposed anything other than a few puny sprouts here and there.  And yet there I … Continue reading

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The Left and Wiggle Room

26 sept 2018 Jeux Patrick Cockburn’s recent article is one example of why I read CounterPunch less often than I used to.  Or, at the least, why I have become more critical of their editorial stance.  With this article, I … Continue reading

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Elementary Notes On Bacteria*

Another great post by Russell Bangs.  Agree with it or not, it’s a fascinating article.  I tend to agree.  In fact, I love stuff like this.  Seems to make sense, since I’ve had my encounters with Gaia here and there, … Continue reading

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Can’t Be Said Enough

Russell Bangs’ most recent post is one of the things that can’t be said often enough.  Here’s the link: I’ll attempt an update later.

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No Title. Give it your own.

As you can see by the date, I wrote this piece towards the beginning of summer as a note to myself, a journal entry of sorts.  Having limited internet access, there are no links, so you’ll have to find them … Continue reading

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We Tried. Kind of.

10 sept 2018 Jeux Missy Beattie had a piece on CPunch this weekend about the frustration involved in writing just about anything having to do with the US these days, using the refrain “words get in the way”.  And while … Continue reading

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Is this even possible?

Of course it is.  A little gander at the zombies around you lets you know that anything is possible these days. 1 mai 2018 -David Walsh, Back in the mid sixties, when I was in high school and the … Continue reading

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