Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pretend Love

Through my son Rock Star and his band, I’ve become a fan of the Avett Brothers, and their song Pretend Love is a good theme song for this post. If I came with a present I would bring you a clue … Continue reading

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I See America Reading

I wrote this piece as a letter to the editor a few years ago when public libraries were on the state budget chopping block in Ohio (now reprising it, with a few modifications). Thankfully, the cuts didn’t turn out to … Continue reading

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.

A few days ago, my sister Pegeen and I, along with two old friends from Long Island, joined the Occupy Wall Street protestors at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan’s Financial District. My homemade sign, “Out of Work in Ohio” attracted … Continue reading

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