Monthly Archives: October 2014

Life on the Mississippi

The face of the water, in time, became a wonderful book—a book that was a dead language to the uneducated passenger, but which told its mind to me without reserve, delivering its most cherished secrets as clearly as if it … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Build a Wal-Mart Near My House?

In an attempt to keep abreast of what’s going on in our neighborhood, we recently joined an online community that consists of a bunch of message-boards upon which people–many of whom seemingly have nothing else to do all day long–post a lot of messages. … Continue reading

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Oyez, Oyez, Oyez

It’s that time of year again–the time when the air turns crisp, leaves fall from the trees, and nine seemingly benign individuals congregate to produce decisions which impact our country in untold ways. That’s right: the Supreme Court opened its 2014 … Continue reading

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The Hunt for the Orange October

It’s October, which means the baseball playoffs are now in full swing. Our beloved Baltimore Orioles (note that I say “our” even though one of us—not me—is more partial to the Phillies) are still alive, all set to light up Camden Yards … Continue reading

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