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Uphill Both Ways

Now that my relationship with Amazon has ended, I am very happy to once again make the entire compliment of Uphill Both Ways available on this blog.  I have organized the book on a new page Uphill Both Ways to … Continue reading

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Social Security – Redux

I called this Redux because I wrote this one, Social Security less than a year ago.  Government programs that you thought you could rely upon are really at the whim of whoever is in office at the time. The other … Continue reading

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21. Courage of Music

I grew up in the age of radio.  No, not “The Green Hornet” era of radio, but good old AM rock-and-roll radio.  The Casey Kasem Top 40 Countdown was a weekly event where he would tell us which songs were … Continue reading

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15. For What It’s Worth

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When I was a sophomore at Tabor, I took a class in Modern European History with George Trautman.  Many of my old friends will remember him. He was one of the finest teachers I’ve ever had.  On the first class … Continue reading

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The Law of Unintended Consequences

Now that you have decided you are going to help clean up the planet, you are probably looking for something new that you can do this year.  You replaced all the incandescent light bulbs in the house with the new … Continue reading

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Beloved Boston

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We all have our hometown.  Mine isn’t Boston, I was born on the Cape.  But I went to college there, I worked there, and I loved it there.  Boston isn’t the biggest town, it’s not the oldest town, and it’s … Continue reading

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To Kill or to Capture

 “Gentlemen we can rebuild him, we have the technology” is in the opening to the fanciful 1970’s TV series The Six Million Dollar Man.  Interestingly, no one ever asks if we should rebuild him, because it is somehow assumed that … Continue reading

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