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"FM, trying to explain talent is pointless. As soon as you define one corner of it, the whole disappears. Or so I gather from conversations over the years with talented people. I have a big fat nothing in that department, so I have to rely on what…"
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"Very funny, but can you see Russia from your front porch? Just wondering.... In keeping with the ... er ... theme of the post: "Don't cry for me, California"."
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"I learned from Red what it was like a) to be an Anglo-Irish immigrant at a parochial elementary school b) have an accent and clothing that marked her and her sisters out for ridicule c) wanting to blend in ASAP (wasn't going to happen with that…"
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"He'd probably have been embarrassed, to tell the truth, FM. We didn't get on very well when I was young (and stupid). And I agree about carrying our loved ones with us. I think it's a tradition in Mexico (and please correct me,…"
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"what a beautiful young man he was.  and you can see his good nature.   death is final but it isn't.  we carry our loved ones in our hearts and we keep them alive by telling their stories.  I hope I'm remembered half as…"
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Remembering the Old North Woodsman

Posted on June 17, 2017 at 12:15pm 10 Comments

(Note: My father died Valentine's Day 2012 at 88. This is what I wrote about him soon after.)

     I almost lost it. Just the one time.

     It was when the trumpeter blew "The Last Post", the traditional bugle call that marks the end of the military day and…

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"Fuck you, I'm Millwall"

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 1:47pm 15 Comments

     You have to love the English.

     I certainly do, and not just because I'm married to one (well, OK, Anglo-Irish). I mean, look how they've responded to the recent attacks by deranged terrorists -- and deranged politicians:

  • The British Transport Police officer who waded in to confront the three men armed with knives carrying only a baton. He…
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Move Over, X-Files

Posted on June 1, 2017 at 1:00pm 17 Comments

     I very infrequently put up a post dealing with American politics. It's not much of my business, after all.

     But sometimes ... sometimes I just can't help myself.

     For example: A short-lived but wildly popular (among Trumpeters and alt.Reichers) website called Undergroundnewsreport.com (it had more than…

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Rainbow Connection

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 1:16pm 12 Comments

     Late Sunday afternooon, after a violent but brief thunderstorm, we caught sight of something Red had never seen and I only once: A double rainbow.

     Figuring I wouldn't have time to fire up the Nikon DSLR, I grabbed a Canon point-and-shoot and got this:

     But son of a gun, Monday, after a…

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At 6:53am on November 27, 2012, Harp said…

I wasn't sure how to tell you about my response to your Open Call.   So I left it here.   

At 8:30am on September 18, 2012, Xenonlit said…

Hi Boa! I am happy to see you here and on my friends list. It looks like OS has an alternative.  

At 9:38pm on September 12, 2012, David McClain said…

Bo, my friend, it is so good to see you in here with the rest of us from OS. You add class to whatever site you join and I am happy to be on your friend's list.

 
 
 

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