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The Critical Mass

 It’s time to start pruning the bad limbs from the tree Several friends of mine have been posting ME TOO stories on Facebook. Women bearing witness to their experiences with sexual harassment. I’d heard pieces of these stories from them, but not the whole thing. I’d never picked up on the sense of entitlement that […]

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The Critical Mass

I read The Sunday New York Times so you don’t have to: June 10 Today’s coffee is from the island of Java. The first music of the day: birds singing outside the open windows after the early morning rain. 1, In this poor economy, unemployed people in their 60s are being forced to turn to […]

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The Critical Mass

I’m more popular than Bob Dylan I’m really excited. Bob Dylan wants to be my friend. He came looking for me under “Friend Requests” on Facebook. And immediately I thought, Why does Bob Dylan need to be friends with me?  Interestingly, we have seven mutal friends. I click on Bob’s profile (Yes, we’re already on a first-name […]

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The Critical Mass

I read The Sunday New York Times, so you don’t have to: Feb. 6 My worst fears have crept into my Sunday-morning routine. Even the Times has conceded that no one’s paying attention to anything on this day except the Super Bowl. I thought the Times was above this fray. But it has surrendered. There’s […]

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The Critical Mass

I read The Sunday New York Times, so you don’t have to: July 18 It is 7 a.m., and already two beef-broth injected brisket are on the smoker. First music of the day: The Mahavishnu Orchestra’s Between Nothingness & Eternity. The coffee is Costa Rican. It is a beautiful morning on the deck. 1, Today’s […]

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The Critical Mass

Speaking in non-sequitur synapse “You should be Twittering,” Liz recently suggested. Boy howdy, Liz, I just joined Facebook three weeks ago, put up a web site two weeks ago and started cleaning out the garage last week. What am I supposed to do next, get a cell phone? I want to slow things down. Instead, […]

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