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Archive | March, 2010

Health reforming

March 24, 2010

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After reading this “editorial” in Kanawha Valley Live, you can see how satisfying it must be to complain in an apocalyptic tones without ever once looking at details.

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Mandala Making

March 23, 2010

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This is worth the click, a time-lapse  movie of the creation of a sand mandala as part of the exhibit “In the Realm of the Buddha,” up through  through July 18, 2010 at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. From the Web site about the exhibit: Buddhist monk and mandala master Venerable […]

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Visible support

March 23, 2010

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It’s a daunting task being an insignificant blogger without visible means of (blogging) support.

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Books are dead

March 23, 2010

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A nicely done piece, done simply. With a turnaround, literally, that turns the piece on its head.

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Health Care PS

March 22, 2010

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I’ve been out and about and away from the blog levers for the weekend, hanging out with baby bald eagles in Southern West Virginia. More about that later. But as to health care reform’s passage last night, what I have to say about it was said ably by Steve Benen at Washington Monthly and Paul […]

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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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Mars or Bust

March 17, 2010

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I spent part of my youth in Mars. (I know, that would explain a lot.)

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Sassy Gay Friend, 2

March 17, 2010

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The return of Sassy Gay Friend, this time to talk some sense into Juliet. Here was his first visit, to save Ophelia.

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Reverend Byrne

March 16, 2010

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Of late, I’ve begun some collaborative musical work, so was intrigued to read one of my musical hero’s thoughts on collaboration. Here is David Byrne on working with a bunch of Brian Eno ‘wannabe’ songs that had languished on a shelf, until Eno turned them over, with some ground rules. Byrne writes: How do these […]

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A real Hasil

March 16, 2010

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Here’s me before work this morning. No, not really. This would be West Virginia’s greatest psycho-billy rocker,  the late, legendary Hasil Adkins. (1937-2005). I’m working on a multimedia piece for my newspaper on the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame at Tamarack near Beckley, W.Va. The eclectic exhibit documents a host of performers with W.Va. […]

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