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Memorial Day 2017: War is Hell

I’ve been where you are now and I know just how you feel. It’s entirely natural that there should beat in the breast of every one of you a hope and desire that some day you can use the skill … Continue reading

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The 2016 Addendum to a Twenty-year-old Tradition

Twenty years ago, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute on the Internet that brought me and the reader back to watching the six-o’clock news on TV during the Vietnam era. The daily war-count was delivered nightly as if we were … Continue reading

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Alice’s Restaurant: Redux

Harking back to the late ’70s and early ’80s, this micro-journalist lived communalistically—wait, does such an adverb even exist? If not, it should—whilst enrolled at the local university and working as a mild-mannered, rock-‘n’-roll disc jockey at one of the … Continue reading

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