Monthly Archives: May 2015

Maggie in motion

Today was my first day of mucking out the garage.  It’s something Maggie had wanted us to do for years.  But I always found something better to do.  So I put off the task.  Life is a strange duck.  Maggie’s … Continue reading

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Ultra-mini film reviews

Note:  I do these reviews out of a sense of — let’s call it — “imagined shared need.”  I’m too often at a loss, when evening rolls around, for a good film to watch on Netflix or Amazon Prime.  So … Continue reading

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Particularly poignant death in Philly Amtrak crash

When I finally got my belated, mid-life Ph.D. in 1991 one of the thoughts that flashed across my mind was that I’d probably drop dead the next day.  That is, so I wouldn’t get to enjoy any of the small … Continue reading

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Guest Opinion: Inside story on the Brat Boys booth at this year’s Depot Day in Wallace

Editor’s note:  Published May 20th, 2015 in the SHOSHONE NEWS-PRESS. Preamble:  Last week, one of my granddaughters, down in the Bay Area, sent me a long and informative email about recent changes in her life.  She asked me in return … Continue reading

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MUSINGS: The Great Charley Horse Decline

I was in bed last night and I felt a cold breeze on my face — a very nice one.  It was gusting, from time to time, through a nearby bedroom window.  It flashed on me that my mother used … Continue reading

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Gentle sky

Note:  The sky and clouds, looking eastward, toward Montana, on Meistie’s and my walk along the South Fork today.

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THINKING OUT LOUD: Loose ten yards for a 1st down — really?

Editor’s note:  I been feeling quite flummoxed of late by my faltering efforts to investigate the early history of the evolution of American football’s rules.  In response, I’m going to offer some tentative and meditative posts here at this blog … Continue reading

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