Tag Archives: Current Events

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Liability

Liability (n): being responsible for something, especially regarding law and finances

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Sleeping While White

to sleep (v) a state of unconscious rest Prologue: When I read the local papers court reports, I notice a trend in the pattern of arrests of many suspects: the police/sheriff notice some small infraction (break light is out, 5 … Continue reading

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92 Days of March

Some years ago, during one of his Lake Wobegon monologues, Garrison Keihler described March as God’s way of letting dry folks know what a hang-over is like.  This year I think we had a bender, stopped cold-turkey, and went into … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Much Ado About Nothing

We moved to our cabin in West Virginia about 17 years ago.  For the ten years that we lived in Alexandria, VA, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., we had been attending many of the theatres regularly.  At … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Chaos

chaos: (n) a state of confusion, disarray, entropy

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Interpretation

interpretation: (n) an understanding of an event, situation, or text according to pre-existing assumptions

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Power

power (n): a force sufficient to act on an object to create an effect or movement

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving (n): traditional holiday in USA on which we contemplate what we are grateful for in our lives, usually followed by lots of food and family fun

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Farm Life: Buying a computer with 19 cup holders…

Living in the mountains, you need a fowl-weather vehicle.  Winter is coming (even though it may still be 80F) and we need to be ready.  The gardens are still giving harvest, and some sections are ready to clean up.  Wood … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Kleptocracy, by Kenneth Lin

I have been reading a book on art and philosophy, which is rather thick (thanks, Bro for that Christmas present), The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, by Arthur C. Danto. In the first chapter, which took me a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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