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Thursday. July 28, 2016. A return of cougars to the eastern U.S. could reduce deer, and fatal deer-vehicle crashes https://t.co/7WrUuGKzOc pic.twitter.com/yWe9tbR9rE — NYT Science (@NYTScience) July 19, 2016 Continue reading
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Tuesday. July 26, 2016. Trump’s core voters clearly don’t care that he’s a know-nothing racist. They like that about him. They’re racists themselves and they don’t think there’s anything to know worth knowing that they don’t already know. They believe that everybody who claims to know things they don't---experts, intellectuals, political policy makers---is faking it, making it up, or actually stupid, lacking in common sense, street smarts, and the real life experience that would have taught them how the world really works and how real people live. They don’t care, either, that Trump is a liar, a cheat, a criminal,... Continue reading
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Posted Monday, July 25, 2016. Algae blooms are natural, but humans are making them more intense https://t.co/OSUeUr3Y9w pic.twitter.com/sSzcUtdIXw— NYT Science (@NYTScience) July 19, 2016 Continue reading
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Sunday. July 24, 2016. Our interns spent a good chunk of the morning organizing the May archives here at the Mannionville Daily Gazette and Antique Furniture Emporium. Turns out it was a busy month for our chief reporter and if you’ve read through his recent postings and you’re in the mood to overdose on Lance Mannion’s prosaic stylings and keen-eyed observations, there’s lots more to read, re-read, and, the editors hope, enjoy. There’s the usual mix of politics, books, movies, and virtual and vicarious tourism, with posts on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton---the editors particularly recommend Donald the Clown and... Continue reading
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Saturday, not long after midnight, July 2, 2016. Posted Saturday, July 23. After being turned away from the convenience mart, I headed over to the supermarket to pick up a gallon of milk but before heading home I made a pit stop at the diner for a cup of coffee. The one waitress working the late shift is carrying on a conversation with a customer as she goes about taking orders, delivering food, and bussing tables. The waitress is in her late 50s, the customer in her 40s. Both are having money and marriage problems and they’re commiserating with each... Continue reading
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Posted Saturday, July 23, 2016. Friday night. July 1, 2016. Note the date. Got it? Ok… So tonight at around a quarter after eleven I looked into the refrigerator and saw that we were low on milk. The convenience mart here in Mayberry closes at eleven. I decided to make a milk run anyway. Probably could have waited till morning but I was restless. Several local supermarkets stay open until midnight and of course there are gasoline stations that are open 24 hours. Our convenience mart is part of a chain that sells the best dairy products in the state,... Continue reading
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Friday. July 22, 2016. All straight, white, American men spend the first twenty years of our lives thinking we’re destined to be heroes. Doesn’t matter that for most of us the evidence begins piling up while we’re still in grade school that we’re not going to be. We grow up convinced of it. We’re going to be the envy of other men and an idol to women. We’re going to be rock stars, movie stars, star quarterbacks, business tycoons, astronauts, generals, President of the United States, inventors of better mouse traps and curers of the common cold. We’re going to... Continue reading
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Posted Thursday morning, July 21, 2016. Upper West Side: Walking by St John the Divine this afternoon and happened upon this scene. Blessings and mazel tov. pic.twitter.com/7eWSL05DMI — Joseph Dolman (@CityEdition) June 20, 2016 Continue reading
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New fishing lines could help whales by reducing the risk of entanglements https://t.co/fUup32IMx7 #CapeCod pic.twitter.com/Xdnz1ufc1K — Cape Cod Times (@capecodtimes) June 17, 2016 Continue reading
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July 19, 2016. Mining the notebooks again. I wrote most of this at the end of June before the Star of David horror and the farcical choice Mike Pence for VP. In the weeks since, Trump has shown himself to be more appalling and more resilient than he was looking at the time, although neither is surprising anymore. I probably should revise the post taking recent events into account and making use of Josh Marshal’s ongoing analysis Trump’s political and psychological pathology, this BuzzFeed article by McKay Coppins, and especially Jane Meyer’s interview at the New Yorker with Trump’s ghost... Continue reading
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Posted Monday night, July 18, 2016. Last light over great island, wellfleet! @capecod_online @capecodtimes #capecod pic.twitter.com/vuBoMkY5f0 — CapeCast (@capecast) July 13, 2016 Continue reading
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Sunday. July 17, 2016. I like to imagine New York City whales spout out of the sides of their mouths…. Whales are increasingly in the waters off the coast of NYC https://t.co/lI5lxF4obU pic.twitter.com/A4jc3Ryfjh — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 11, 2016 Continue reading
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Friday morning. July 15, 2016. Posted Sunday morning, July 17. Took my coffee back down to the landing and sat down on a bench to drink it while taking in the view of the river. Not much going on out on the water besides the occasional bursts of sunlight reflected on a wave here and there. A few ducks. No boats except for the ferry back from its run across to Beacon and waiting at the dock to carry its next load of commuters over to the train station. Nobody boarding at the moment. Nobody waiting around. Nobody here but... Continue reading
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Friday morning. July 15, 2016. Posted Saturday morning, July 16. After dropping Mrs M off at the ferry, headed up into town for coffee at McDs. Followed an elderly black man in cargo shorts, moccasins and white socks, and an olive drab 1960s era Marine flat-topped fatigue cap in the door. He was very thin, the skin tight to his face, moving a little slow, frail and not all that steady on his feet. As he stepped into line he was greeted by a friend having his breakfast in a back booth. The friend was much younger, in his fifties,... Continue reading
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Wednesday. July 27, 2016. New posts below, but before scrolling down. Please read:Once again, thanks to everyone who donated to the medical bill fund. Your help and generosity really saved the day. Surgery's this morning. Should be over by noon. I'll check in to let you know how it went as soon as I'm able. Again, thank you. And thanks to all for reading the blog. _________________________________________________________________ If you like what goes on around here and you can swing it, please consider making a donation. Thank you. And thanks for reading the blog. Continue reading
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