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Harry Chapin–Remembering When The Music (REWIND)

Originally Published on July 16th, 2016  On July 16, 1981, singer-songwriter-activist Harry Chapin died in an automobile crash on the Long Island Expressway in New York. He was 38 years old. He was best known in the mainstream for his … Continue reading

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One More Memorial Day

To One More Memorial Day One More Year One More Memorial Day One More Dying One More Mourning One More Grave One More Gravestone One More Skirmish One More Remembering One Less War One Less Dying One Less Battle One … Continue reading

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“Sunday Thoughts”

A Bag of Tools Isn’t it strange That princes and kings, And clowns that caper In sawdust rings, And common people Like you and me Are builders for eternity? Each is given a bag of tools, A shapeless mass, A … Continue reading

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Sean McKissack: To Be A Different Someone

My nephew just had his novella published. I’m proud of him. He’s a strange one, and I like him that way.  I know he grew up, in what I would characterize as, a strict conservative-values home, and yet he has … Continue reading

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