Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

Sleeping at the ‘Laundromat’

Well, I don’t have no clothes to clean To put inside the machine But it’s the craziest place I have ever been A long-overdue trip to the laundromat last Sunday started me on a week-long Rory Gallagher binge. Coincidentally, the … Continue reading

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You can’t take it with you (Ayn Rand, meet Steve Jobs)

Eric Alterman on Apple’s maestro, who died in October: … The [Apple] stock could have continued to soar even if the pay and conditions of these workers’ lives were built into the cost of an iPhone or an iPad. People … Continue reading

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How was your bird?

[My Thanksgiving Day post, two days late.] A bad cold was kicking my ass, but I felt the need for sun and exercise in the late afternoon. All around me was that weird holiday stillness and quiet, as if everyone … Continue reading

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