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Retirement: So What Is a Pensioner To Do?

NOT SHUFFLEBOARD! So, where have I been? Let me inform you. My last day on the payroll at my employment of 8-1/2 years, WCBE 90.5 FM NPR, was July 28. A modest-sized pension set in, to augment a modest-sized Social … Continue reading

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Terror Is Winning

TERROR is winning so far. I won’t comment on the merits of this Virginia school incident; one version is reported for us in the Washington Post. I wasn’t there so readers need to determine the veracity of the news outlets. … Continue reading

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Something There Is that Brands a Place…

Something there is that brands a place, that defines a community, that clearly distinguishes the locale that residents call their city. There has been a commotion of late loosely surrounding the Fashion Meets Music Festival in general, and specifically aimed … Continue reading

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Sports bars…meh!

This will piss off folks. I have disdain for sports bars. There. Two problems: 1) Sports bars are loud, visually chaotic, and take the television consumer to hyper-consumption mode. These herds of bar-goers usually drink cheap, mass-produced faux beer, the … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Live In An Intentional Community?

There is so much appeal for me for the notion of an intentional community. One benefit that I specifically like is the economy-of-scale opportunities for all participants. How do we FIND SUCH A COMMUNITY? Well, this primer is a start.

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A story about holding hands

  Do you find that many of our most eventful memories in life are in story-form? Maybe from childhood with a family member reading/telling your bedtime story, or a warm remembrance of an occasion that you and friends constantly re-tell … Continue reading

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A Grave Topic: Where Do Not-For-Profit Organizations Go To Die?

To the cemetery?  They do die, you know.   Some 501C3 charities do go out of business.   Here in Columbus, a heralded arts organization, Players Theatre, abruptly folded on September 11, 1993, just days before they were to open their 70th … Continue reading

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