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Shawn Inlow
The highest good is like water. Water gives life to the ten thousand things and does not strive. It flows in places men reject and so is like the Tao.
The highest good is like water. Water gives life to the ten thousand things and does not strive. It flows in places men reject and so is like the Tao.

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Bocci Ball Court is in session.

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Rowland Reels to Begin on Valentine's Day
The Rowland Theater in Philipsburg, Pa. is a beautiful old-world theater.  (Photo by the Altoona Mirror)   by Shawn K. Inlow   PHILIPSBURG, Pa. - The good folks at the Rowland Theater, one of the most lovely movie houses you will ever find (pictured above),...

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Video Vault: The Babadook
By Shawn K. Inlow The Babadook 2014 - Jennifer Kent 93 minutes - Unrated Vault Rating: 8 Here is a charming, chilling littl e first feature by writer / director Jennifer Kent that does honor to a genre that has gone to the dogs of torture -porn for nearly a...

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Torture Report: Better Than Useless
A torture victim pictured covered in excrement at Abu Ghraib.  We are in an unwinnable war of modern martyrdom.  by Shawn K. Inlow Today I'm watching all the wailing on television about the release of a report, many years too late and well after anything wi...

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Part two of a series on living kidney donation, today's post is on a year long process I call "The Million Dollar Work-Up."  It is the most intensive check-up you will ever have in your life and it costs you precisely nothing.

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The Million Dollar Work-Up
After a year of testing, the curious doctors at UPMC probably have more of my DNA than I do. by Shawn K. Inlow Part 2 of a series on living kidney donation. Most people get a check-up when they turn 50.  Usually this includes a cursory visit to your regular...

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Hi all.

Amy Gray sent this to me overnight.  For brightening the morning.


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Turnpike Avenue
Literacy:  Pop bottles found along my brother's paper route paid for my early comic book collection. by Shawn K. Inlow Turnpike Avenue runs through my life like connective tissue. Turnpike is a long, narrow, straight road that runs from the downtown at one ...

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Sleepless Night
by Shawn K. Inlow I was first to bed last night. It was almost midnight and my family was quiet.  Mrs. had drifted off in front of the teevee.  Boy was under headphones and thinking about music and art. The stories I did not write today gnaw at me every nig...

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Video Vault: Carnival of Souls
Carnival of Souls: Evocative low budget film may have helped shape the zombie genre.   by Shawn K. Inlow Anyone who's seen a lot of cinema can quickly note the antecedents of and precedents set by today's tidy little horror masterpiece.  Perhaps the little ...
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