Tag Archives: Where I’m At

My Concession Speech

Well…it’s been a long, difficult race. And tonight I am here to congratulate my opponents. Y’all must’ve run a good race and have apparently been elected to the Wayne State University Board of Governors. I wish both of you luck … Continue reading

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Some thoughts…from my head to yours

Tonight I got so thirsty I drank some water like I was Indiana Jones and it was the Holy Grail. Some of it flowed down my chin. I think I should get that thirsty more often…if only to quench the … Continue reading

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Hope

Today, while talking with a friend, I found a little handmade booklet. On its cover was one word: Hope. The inside was blank. My friend, who is the helpful sort, had an old man approach him and ask for his … Continue reading

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The tea party

As we head into an election season that, with all the BS removed, is really a choice between having some chance at economic recovery and salvaging the middle class or handing out more tax cuts to big business and the … Continue reading

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Ah…Johnny Damon

Ah…Johnny Damon. Will you spurn me for the town that my brother is leaving and which you once spurned? In so doing, will you try to help defeat another town you once spurned and which my brother is now moving … Continue reading

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My Mozart just kind of died

Mozart is one of my favorite composers. My iTunes is littered with his works. Tonight, I found out that the world has lost someone I consider one of the greatest Mozart conductors of all time: Sir Charles Mackerras. My Mozart … Continue reading

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Abstractions

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Flora is up for auction

Several works by John William Waterhouse (one of my favorite artists) are up for auction at Sotheby’s on July 13. One of the works included is this recently rediscovered pencil drawing titled “Flora”: If you are rich, please buy it … Continue reading

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Your words are life to me

I begin to wonder if I am deeply broken. Then in your eyes I see hope. In your eyes I see expectation, as if I were capable of some great trick to set all things right or of giving purpose … Continue reading

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Thoughts about a vacation

Two days ago I got home from vacation. During the nine days I was away from home I traveled and hung out with 17 other people, spent time at Starvation Lake, Mackinac Island, and at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. … Continue reading

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