Monthly Archives: October 2011

On Board

Fall Waning Autumn Moon Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Somewhere south of New York City in the Atlantic. We traveled on the earth by taxi and town car; we traveled in the air by plane; we now move across the ocean. … Continue reading

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Acts of Omission

Fall                                                                      Waning Autumn Moon Went out in a cool fall afternoon, cut open bags of composted manure, spread them with a cultivator, working it into the soil.  Poured leaves from our trees over the top.  An investment in next year’s … Continue reading

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Packing

Fall                                                    Waning Autumn Moon The packing has begun.  Items have been sorted for relevance, need and weight.  A long trip that extends through several time climactic zones, from equatorial to sub-Antarctic, combined with a small space, the stateroom, makes challenges … Continue reading

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Reading Matters

Fall                                                             Waning Autumn Moon Found these questions on one of my frequent reads, The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Thought they’d be interesting to answer. Q: What’s the first thing you read in the morning? The Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Q: What newspapers … Continue reading

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Class of 99: Reunion

Fall                                                        Full Autumn Moon Occupy Wallstreet.  Upfront.  I don’t like the idea of a left wing tea party.  If the route to factional power requires offering up common sense and logic, let me ride with wimpy center right Democrats.  On … Continue reading

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News from Ha’il

Fall                                                            Full Autumn Moon News from Ha’il*.  Mark reports having to leave a restaurant with a friend because it was about to close for prayers.  During prayers many businesses in Saudi Arabia lock customers in so they can continue shopping … Continue reading

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