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Plastic Bank

[ PLASTIC BANK Okay, since this is supposed to be a feel-good blog post, I’m not going to bury you in plastic statistics the way we are ourselves being buried in the real thing, but I will shed a dash … Continue reading

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Yes or No?

[eddies in ice © pam lazos] While we wait for the men and women of the U.S. Senate, the world’s greatest deliberative body, to decide today whether the 45th POTUS incited an insurrection in our nation’s capitol on January 6, … Continue reading

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The Sue Vincent Rodeo Is Live

Originally posted on TanGental:
Yes it’s here. it’s a lovely idea and it’s got a prize attached. Read on… It’s time to saddle up and get in line, because the Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic is happening NOW at the Carrot…

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WATWB — Getting Back to Normal?

  I had hoped, probably somewhat naively, that with President Biden’s win in a free and fair election, we in the U.S. could get back to a more normal, less dramatic way of speaking, transacting, cooperating, and interacting with each … Continue reading

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Niente di Grave

  [Manciano, Italy circa 1995] Niente di Grave While 2020 will go down as one of the toughest years on record for many of us, I would like to posit that some aspects of it were successful, at least for … Continue reading

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Divining 2021

Divining 2021 If prostitution is the oldest profession and priesthood the second, what is the third?  I’m going to guess divination.   People are a lot like cats. We’re curious and we’ve just got to know:  what’s going on; what’s coming … Continue reading

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Now Returns the Light

And here we are again, coming to the close of a six-month slide into darkness, culminating in the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and one that signifies the return of the coveted light … Continue reading

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CORDELIA STREET: MY NEIGHBORHOOD

  Cordelia Street:  My Neighborhood by Carolyn Mendez It is one of my life’s joys to showcase the great work of a good friend.  When I first met Carolyn some years back at the Rabbit Hill Writer’s Studio she had … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day – Nov 19th

Bathroom Loo Water closet, or WC Outhouse El baño Stall Porta-potty Latrine or pit latrine The Throne Whatever you want to call it, access to improved sanitation is a right due to all people. If you live in a place … Continue reading

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The Future is Flush

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