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The lustre of mid-day

Winter                                             Full Cold Moon The full cold moon now has -5 temps under its light.  When there’s snow on the ground and a full moon in the sky, I always think of Twas’ The Night Before Christmas:  And the moon on the new fallen snow gave a lustre of midday to objects below.  Writing that […]

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Is Obama the End of Black Politics?

69  bar rises 30.00 0mph NE  dew-point 63  sunrise 6:15  sunset 8:20  Lughnasa Waxing Gibbous Corn Moon   moonrise 1926  moonset 0334 A fascinating article in the NYT magazine, Is Barack Obama the end of black politics? One of the more interesting ideas, which comes from the new generation of black leadership–more Obama than John Lewis–that […]

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