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The late science fiction author Robert Heinlein once said that “manners are the oil of society.” He also said “if all else fails, rub her feet,” but we won’t get into that right now. He was obviously a very smart man. So just out of curiosity I looked up…
The late science fiction author Robert Heinlein once said that “manners are the oil of society.” He also said “if all else fails, rub her feet,” but we won’t get into …
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I join the rest of the world in mourning the tragedy in Paris and the return of evil to the City of Light. Hopefully these photos, showing scenes from World War II set against today, will help remind us that while the cost is high, evil can and will be…
I join the rest of the world in mourning the tragedy in Paris and the return of evil to the City of Light. Hopefully these photos, showing scenes from World War II set against today, will help remi...
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It is October 30th, the eve before Halloween, 1960-something, and a small group of youthful miscreants is preparing a commando-style attack on an unsuspecting blue-collar neighborhood in a small suburban town in northern New Jersey.
It is October 30th, the eve before Halloween, 1960-something, and a small group of youthful miscreants is preparing a commando-style attack on an unsuspecting blue-collar neighborhood in a small su...
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Smart phones may be great, but they are missing something really important that old rotary phones had.
Smart phones may be great, but they are missing something really important that old rotary phones had.
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What does an old, retired railroad line have to do with the twenty-first century?
What does an old, retired railroad line have to do with the twenty-first century?
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Authors and publishers don’t always get it right the first time:
Authors and publishers don't always get it right the first time:
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Next to the pleasure of starting a new life is getting rid of the old one. Life depends on change and renewal. Life is about taking big bites. Never, never, never give up. You can’t get to the next chapter by re-reading the last one. You can’t read a book…
Next to the pleasure of starting a new life is getting rid of the old one. Life depends on change and renewal. Life is about taking big bites. Never, never, never give up. You can’t get to th…
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Long before the moon landing and Woodstock, there was one historically significant event in a small California town that helped shape the future lives of almost all baby boomers. Today, The Twentieth Century Express is making  an unscheduled stop in a…
Long before the moon landing and Woodstock, there was one historically significant event in a small California town that helped shape the future lives of almost all baby boomers. Today, The Twentie...
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Is looking forward a thing of the past?
Is looking forward a thing of the past?
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Here is something to share with the kids if they are already disillusioned with back-to-school, lunches, riding the bus, lugging books or not finding Minecraft or Facebook on the school computers.  If you lived in a rural area of America in the 19th or…
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Lilith, first wife to Adam according to Judaic legend, was regarded pretty much as just a wretched, demonic character until the late 19th century. The artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti was one of the first to portray her as a beautiful woman in his painting,…
Lilith, first wife to Adam according to Judaic legend, was regarded pretty much as just a wretched, demonic character until the late 19th century. The artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti was one of the f...
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Bakery Story: Yoga Cafe - Android Apps on Google Play
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The #1 FREE virtual bakery game returns with Bakery Story: YOGA CAFE EDITION! Design the bakery of your dreams and share with your friends!

Five Nights at Freddy's- DEMO
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This is the demo version of Five Nights at Freddy's; made with Clickteam Fusion! The demo version lets you play through the first two nights

General Motors To Start Selling Internet Connected Cars In 2014
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General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said on a conference call on Thursday that the car-maker will start selling internet capable cars from 2014.

Spring reading suggestions: Don't overlook indie publishers!
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A little research can yield big results when looking for new books to read.

Boston Marathon bombing: Seeking answers at the library
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Books to help adults and children deal with the trauma of the Boston Marathon bombing.

In Light of Valentine's Day...Stages: A Poem by Alex Apostol
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Stages by Alex Apostol Things with him had started so perfect, never changing, no potential to fade. But as time passes our once great spark