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Robert B. James commented on Con Chapman's blog post Among the Stoned Lab Rats
"This bit makes me thirsty...but what doesn't?"
Sep 22, 2016
Robert B. James commented on Jonathan Wolfman's blog post At a Trump Rally: Why a Black or an Hispanic Person Will Die
"Spend more time in the hood and less chicken littling on your asses holed up in front of the screen. We need real people out here."
Mar 5, 2016
Robert B. James commented on Jonathan Wolfman's blog post At a Trump Rally: Why a Black or an Hispanic Person Will Die
"Symptoms, but only symptoms. Clam down boys, and watch the show. Jmac called it. This empire is being surgically dismantled. WW3 is well into its 34th year. There are really decent people holding the lines,people who know history; then there are the…"
Mar 5, 2016
Arthur James commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"` Thanks... Annoying  Square is Gone Away. I go too as Soon as it is Time too. `, ' Patience? `~' ( cc ) `*`"
Nov 2, 2015
Arthur James commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"` I GET INTO FANCY TOP FLOOR BED IN DC. I SPOKE WITH NORA AND WASHINGTON POST. REF:, FOOD. ETCETERA Too. I NEVER ENJOYED SUCH FINE GRUB. I GOT WASH-POST FOOD EDITOR BOOK - Joe Yonan - EAT YOUR VEGETABLES - Bold Recipes For the Single Cook - `~,~…"
Nov 2, 2015
Arthur James commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"` 1/2 DOZEN INSULTS? GOLLY... YA's CAN? INSULTS ALL DAY &? YOU FOR REAL HUHS? YOU MUST A JEST &? TRY TO CAUSE RIOT? WE GIGGLE ALL DAY! `~ ' YA'S BELONGS? IN WUMO FUNNY DAY! ASK WUMO TO WRIT & PUT YA'S IN SQUARE. `~…"
Nov 2, 2015
Jerry DeNuccio commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"I like a lot the way your piece swerves, goes sideways, comes back, swerves again, until finally, in the last paragraph (wonderfully written, by the way), it all comes together, the center of gravity restored.  You use structure  against…"
Nov 2, 2015
Arthur James commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"` It fun to watch Nature... Jabber Crow - as in Thoreau - said If We do Browse a Book - A Bible? It " hypaethral " as - a book to be appreciated in - Outdoors - Jabber Crow rarely - Evere moan and groaned complained - Jabber Crow had no…"
Nov 2, 2015
alsoknownas commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"Watch them in flight. Crow tails are straight from edge to edge, ravens tails more so like an arrow tip."
Nov 2, 2015
Julie Johnson commented on Robert B. James's blog post The Bell Hops of Asbury Park 2
"I'm sorry I missed this one the other day.  I too 'have' to write.  I used to write in notebooks, and burn them every few years or so, but then I discovered the internet and the delete button. If it weren't for the…"
Nov 1, 2015
nerd cred commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"Crows are smaller than ravens and they clean the dead squirrels off the streets. I'm sad that the tribe that used to live in my neighborhood moved somewhere else."
Nov 1, 2015
koshersalaami commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"Jon should know: a Raven wears a purple uniform. They play blocks from where Poe is buried."
Nov 1, 2015
Zanelle commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"I raised my kids in Alaska.  Similar memories and feelings.  Ravens and Crows are big up there.  Poe knew."
Nov 1, 2015
Jonathan Wolfman commented on Robert B. James's blog post Long Before Edgar Allen Poe
"Ravens are large, magnificent. I also love Poe. "
Nov 1, 2015
Robert B. James commented on Robert B. James's blog post The Bell Hops of Asbury Park 2
" ya see the Open stuff was pretty much off the top of my head in the moment...I think I am going to try to tell stories here, which I did not on OS( - I think-) ...perhaps along the lines of my first story...this being the case I would rather…"
Oct 23, 2015
nerd cred commented on Robert B. James's blog post The Bell Hops of Asbury Park 2
"I write here under my real name."
Oct 23, 2015

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Hard Core Jersey Coast Observer, Passing away the years in a criminal protection program - self funded. Lover of justice,nature,and karma:Long memory,soft heart.

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Long Before Edgar Allen Poe

Posted on November 1, 2015 at 5:38pm 11 Comments

                              I cannot tell a raven from a crow, or either from a rook. I love birds, especially the ones that come to the feeder. Each spring the robins make bad nesting choices...and those black birds wait patiently for the eggs to hatch and then snatch the baby robins for a snack. I admire the tenacity of those birds, and how they work together to hunt and defend their young from even bigger birds...hawks and falcons. I hate it when I see them honing in on a robins nest,…

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The Bell Hops of Asbury Park 2

Posted on October 23, 2015 at 9:00am 5 Comments

                                      

                          Can I pick up where I left off? I do not believe so...No, I know It is impossible to get back to where I was when we were transitioning from OS to OS...or I was. I had been fairly regular on Open Salon for years. I decided to reinvent myself here in Our Salon...to escape the day job that had rolled itself or actually had risen out of  both my posts and grad school ...a lot of reading and…

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