Monthly Archives: November 2015

BURR THE VICTOR

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BURR THE VICTOR

In Lin Manuel-Miranda’s current hit musical HAMILTON, the character Aaron Burr acts as a sort of chorus.  He is like the villains Iago and Richard III in often telling the audience of his motives.  He provides a running commentary to … Continue reading

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CHASING WILDLIFE

In Fayetteville, New York, close to where I live, the biggest news story concerns the nuisance of deer.  Deer are going through the neighborhoods in search of food.  Homeowners have demanded relief, and authorities have proposed to send in professional … Continue reading

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TRUMP REALITY

President Obama recently dismissed Donald Trump as a reality TV star.  In this snide remark Obama actually got to the heart of Trump’s attraction and power. Donald Trump is a reality TV star.  He starred for years on CELEBRITY APPRENTICE.  … Continue reading

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Near the island’s base, I approached those vaulting stacks whose steel then shaded me,   and would have come closer but for the future trips I’d have in which to see such sights of scant interest.   Twin towers of … Continue reading

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