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This blog is currently inactive, but is being maintained as an archive. All posts have been migrated to North of 60. You may visit there for further writings.

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Why the Washington Post’s Attack on Bernie Sanders is Bunk

robertreich: The Washington Post just ran an attack on Bernie Sanders that distorts not only what he’s saying and seeking but also the basic choices that lie before the nation.  Sanders, writes the Post’s David Fahrenthold, “is not just a big-spending … Continue reading

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The Lawnmower Chronicles – Episode 8

I decided to honor Labor Day by doing a little labor – mowing the lawn. Today’s mow went fast. I got it done late morning about 11:15 AM, A time when most of the back lawn is in shade. The … Continue reading

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The Lawnmower Chronicles – Episode 7

The house lawn has been mowed one-and-a-half times, and the land lawn once since the last episode. In the meantime we went to Chicago to visit our son, the semester started up, and all shows for the season have been … Continue reading

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The Lawnmower Chronicles – Episode 6

Jonas has mowed my home lawn for the past two sessions. Nothing spectacular. One time I wasn’t even at home The second time I was working on the back porch on some meaningless task that time will swallow up and … Continue reading

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On Patriotism

robertreich: ON PATRIOTISM A few words about patriotism – something we talk a lot about, especially around July 4th, but seldom stop to examine its real meaning. True patriotism isn’t simply about waving the American flag. And it’s not mostly about … Continue reading

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The Lawnmower Chronicles – Episode 5

Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands. Jonas is probably up in Buffalo preparing for opening night tonight, and I am nervous about opening night tonight as well, as now the whole thing is out of my … Continue reading

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The Lawnmower Chronicles – Episode 4

Jonas mowed the lawn again last week. He did that while I ran other errands. On the plus side, my own lawnmower is back after only $36 dollars of repair. In lieu of any more words on the matter, just … Continue reading

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The Lawnmower Chronicles – Episode 3

I hired the job out. But not to a lawn service. One of the young actors in Romeo and Juliet, who is a former student, decided to live locally rather than in Buffalo. And he was looking for odd jobs. … Continue reading

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The True Heart of a Theatre Curriculum

Two recent and separate articles have appeared on the theatre commons Howlround lately. You can read them here and here. The basic premise of both of these articles is that university theatre training is not teaching today’s students enough entrepreneurial or … Continue reading

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