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Published August 2, 2014 at 1:42 am - No Comments Photo above: Author on front porch of James farmhouse. Photo by Ray Petersen. Part l: VISITING JESSE JAMES’ FARM “To travel is to make contact with certain places that evoke our own life . . . .” - French artist Odilon […]
Published August 1, 2014 at 8:40 pm - No Comments 2 out of 4 stars Walk the Line and Ray set standards for 21st century biopics of pop stars. The inner lives of these signature artists were just as important as their music careers and the movies’ filmmakers never let […]
Published August 1, 2014 at 5:40 pm - No Comments Liberals and a bipartisan consensus of jurists and scholars have made a rational case that the Affordable Care Act should be read to provide subsidies to the federal government’s health care exchanges. Greg Sargent provides a helpful summary here. None of […]
Published July 31, 2014 at 10:20 pm - No Comments Of all the sad realities of life today, this is the one that stings the most: I’m not 21 years old anymore. The reminders are all too frequent: running across the street while jaywalking on Pomerado Rd, riding my Trusty […]
Published July 31, 2014 at 4:00 pm - No Comments When it comes to American legends can any match Billy the Kid’s? Five foot eight inches and weighing a slight 140 pounds when he died at the age of 21, he hardly cut the figure of a tough and mean […]
Published July 30, 2014 at 7:48 pm - One Comment When I was in college, I had an English professor who gave her students some advice I still try to stand by to this day. “Don’t just summarize the material,” she’d say. “We’ve both read the book. We both know […]
Published July 30, 2014 at 12:36 am - 16 Comments Mark Ames pulled a hell of a skeleton out of the Libertarian closet last week – but the real spectacle is the mob of partisans trying to shut it back in. “I’m waiting for Mark Ames to get his teeth […]
Published July 29, 2014 at 7:48 pm - No Comments Driving to and from work each day she would pass Lake Drive and sometimes look beyond the freeway on the right to the exact spot. It was always a good memory, not marred by the circumstances of his death. She […]
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