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Out of nothing

June 5, 2010

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Something from Nothing I want to see if it is possible to be a nobody from nowhere. Creating something out of nothing for someone who might be anywhere. ~ the cardinal of crowes

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In search of beta readers

May 20, 2010

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I’ve been working on a beta test site of a new West Virginia arts and cultural mag-blog-channel. Check it out and share your feedback.

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How to succeed at failure

May 19, 2010

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“Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm.” ~ Winston Churchill

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Holey words

April 17, 2010

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“The first rule of holes: when you’re in one, stop digging.” ~ Molly Ivins

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The Day After

April 6, 2010

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As I leave work yesterday, the ‘chop-chop-chop’ of a medical helicopter churns the air above the city, heading to the landing pad atop Charleston Area Medical Center. I wonder if it the first evacuation from that afternoon’s mine disaster, 30 miles south of the city in Raleigh County, West Virginia.

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Walkabout-ing

March 28, 2010

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In any case, below are some photos taken along the way of a past walkabout. West Virginia can be such a delightfully eccentric place.

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A truth moment

March 25, 2010

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The disturbing rise in violent threats against congressional officials in the wake of health care reform’s passage – and the namby pamby response by Republicans – is worthy of note by all who care about the health of this country.

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Payday

March 25, 2010

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“I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both; and I believe they both get paid in the end; but the fools first.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson (“Kidnapped,” 1886)

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Life is a shipwreck

March 18, 2010

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“Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”
~ Voltaire

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Taking on Foxy News

March 11, 2010

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Howell Raines, former executive editor of the New York Times, asks in the March 14, 2010 Washington Post, a fine question in an op-ed titled: “Why don’t honest journalists take on Roger Ailes and Fox News?”

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