Monthly Archives: July 2010

Recollection of a reflection: a Buffalo student protest in 1969

That’s how we feel, like that big weather-beaten clock face, looking with that same blank inscrutability in all four directions. Continue reading

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Clunker trucks to get a blessing on June 24 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ben Lomond

In coastal towns for centuries, fishing boats have traditionally received blessings for safety and a good fishing season. In Northern California’s San Lorenzo Valley, where narrow roads wind beneath towering redwoods,  pickup trucks are just as important to the families that live and work in the … Continue reading

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Senate vote will finally extend unemployment aid, but only to 10 percent of all unemployed and under-employed

 On Wednesday evening, July 21, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote to authorize federal funds to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million Americans. The Senate approved a similar measure 98-0 just eight months ago. On Tuesday the Senate … Continue reading

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Historical marker: Warrenton, VA 1724

The Holtzclaw family acquired Ashland Farm through a grant issued on Aug. 22, 1724 by Lt. Gov. Alexander Spotswood. The Holtzclaw family lived on this land until the 1920s. While a portion of the house dates to about 1725, the … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Today, Morning Fog begins. I will attempt to see through and past the fog that tends to descend on us every night. Sometimes I will seek higher ground. Sometimes I will be patient, and wait it out. Sometimes I will … Continue reading

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