Monthly Archives: March 2004


I love this picture. Ugly urban big-city neighborhood (Chicago). Streets cold, dirty and stagnant. Such a poignant way of capturing the collective self-image of those who live there.

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No Longer Daily

Well, so much for that experiment. Over the past month I’ve found that, when I’m away from the computer and tuned out of the news cycle, I look upon this blog with disdain. It’s at those times that I want … Continue reading

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I needed a break…get off my back. I’ll be back on Monday, the 22nd.

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We Once Were (Two)

They leaned back in their chairs at the cafĂ©, neither fully present nor gone, his mind cut loose from his heart like a dinghy in cold, still water. And she felt the weight of caring had been lifted from her. … Continue reading

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The Campaign Begins

“We come to it at last, the great battle of our time.” -Gandalf, Return of the King

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You Don’t Say…

What can you trust, if not a coin toss?

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Courtroom Stupidity

These exchanges are from a book called “Disorder In The Courts.” They’re things people actually said in court, word for word. They were taken down and now published by court reporters who had the torment of staying calm while these … Continue reading

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