Archive for September 2012
This morning I’ve heard from CTA in response to a tweet about graffiti at a station and from CSO musicians in response to my sentiments about their strike. Twitter a wonderful way to speak out and be heard. Don’t get mad, speak out!
So, going out of town for 6 weeks and then back, then another 3 gone–I thought, well put the old Netflix on suspend. As I have done for years. Can’t do it. Took forever to find how to do it now. No they don’t put this helpful info on their web site. Au contraire…too easy... Read more »
Driving the last thousand miles of a 5000 mile trip about the west, I have experienced the drought and climate change firsthand. From the corn rows dead in the fields of Iowa and Nebraska, to the overwhelming smoke poisoning the air in Idaho and making it look like Mexico City’s, where I lived for six... Read more »
The adventure for each began with a poster. Just a poster that they each saw at their college or university. The poster called for those interested in becoming a Peace Corps volunteer to contact the organizers by postcard. It was in the late 1960s, about 1968. Two of the volunteers, one a lawyer now holding... Read more »
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