Tuesday Oct 09, 2007

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I was watching a show about small people the other night. The camera was zooming in for a close up on a teenager who might have been going through the worst day of her life. She said "I'm nothing." It hurt just to watch. I asked myself why am I watching? Are we addicted to vicarious pain via television? We're not helping her...
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Thursday Jun 28, 2007

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The Potomac River Affair
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The Day I Met Benazir Bhutto

One beautiful Spring day in 1987, I was standing on the North bank of the Potomac River, a few miles downstream from downtown D.C. in Fort Washington Park, located at a strategic bend in the river, built during the days when the British had the nasty habit of burning the town to the...
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Friday May 21, 2004

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I just read something on the help page that really struck a chord: "... a socially inept loser in real life, shunned by regular society into a life of complete solitude.." hey, that's me baby. Rock on.