Category: Culture

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Cold Water Clarity

Yesterday, driving around town, I settled into a comforting blanket of technical pleasure: Spotify and Google Maps gracefully shared the BMW’s speaker system.  The air-conditioning was leveling off at a precise 72 degrees.  “Traffic is delayed along your route,” computer-girl announced, and re-routed me. The Tokens paused for a moment and then soared back up..

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Random Stuff..

Fear Not My brother, and a few neighbors, call us about a fire-bug trying to light up Oak Glen.The local and state fire departments, and the community, turned out.The consensus seems to be: why can’t arsonists be burned alive, after tearful repentance, in the public square? (Can any rational person tell me why that isn’t..

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Home Again

My wife, years ago, wooed me into the long vacation. I’m aware that the John Cheever gentry might have seen vacation or “summering” as something that extended out for three or four months at the shore, but for me, as a child, the “long vacation” was two weeks. It was a mythical thing. We never..

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City on a Lake, In The Hills

Heavenly Village and Environs South Lake Tahoe.  I officially like this place.  It’s got a pronounced Emerald City vibe. The shuttle driver drove me past several Tin Men getting re-polished and Scarecrows getting re-strawed on the way to the Driftwood Cafe for breakfast. He connected me, mentally, to my family who took the same route..

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