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Raymond Maxwell
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reference librarian in third life
reference librarian in third life

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“The end we think we seek is not near, & it’s not the end, & it’s not what we seek.” — “Amtrak NE Regional”         April 19, 2013 Your dystopian moment could be the dark ages before the renaissance – your zombie apocalypse a golden opportunity for the…

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Long time!
Not sure if anybody still sees this blog.  If you see it, give me a holler at raymond.maxwell@gmail.com Thanks!  

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We brought much with us inside those ships when we emigrated to this new world of golden promise and opportunity. Okra & chillies & black-eyed pea seeds we stowed away in little hiding places – along with knowledge – how to grow rice, how to make bread…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017 A pleasant thought – in All you do or think or dream – I hope – you are loved. Hysteria reigns, occupying every thought. Don’t be duped again. Two fell for a fake Tweet because it supported The lie they needed. Old Elijah went…

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the old ladies in the big hats singing the songs of Zion – not in the choir, but from the corner facing the pulpit – the Amen Corner – the pre-11:00am-service devotion – “I know it was the blood Yes, I know it was the blood I know it was the blood for me…

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Friday mornings always take me back in time to foreign language classes & my turn coming to say what I’m doing for the weekend –  I used to regret not learning an African language while living overseas – but no more. More Portuguese is spoken in Africa…

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#BlaPoWriMo – The roots of our love “We’ll meet again and then we must decide upon the hour When we’ll allow our destinies to intertwine and flower.”                                                         […]

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No two snowflakes fall the same, and even teardrops are different in type – no other pair, but us, was meant to be. Still life in the 70’s was plagued by a fake sense of urgency. The end, it seemed, was always located just around the corner, and there…

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You told me. It’s true. Sometimes I’m slow and miss stuff. Blame the all boys’ school. postscript. I never applied for the PG county job. Weekends required. Went to bed early last night. Couldn’t tolerate Scandal on TV. Portuguese I claim To speak – mas…

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A watched pot will eventually boil – you just watch it long enough, is all. Many things they told us as children just don’t hold up. Like grin and bear it – such silliness to say to a wounded child – like father like son – that predetermination might be a…
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