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Author: Luke

What A Nice Surprise

What A Nice Surprise

So, I was reading the NY Times, as I am wont to do despite my myriad complaints about the damned thing: the shitty way they treated my father (a reporter there for 22 years), the inexcusable both-sides-ism they practice so as to appear “objective” (an impossibility; fairness and honesty should be the goal), the even-more-inexcusable and morally reprehensible ways Judith Miller and Maggie Haberman sacrificed journalistic ethics and standards to make a few bucks (and, respectively, facilitated the Iraq War…

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What I’ve Been Wrestling With

What I’ve Been Wrestling With

In my last post, I mentioned that my boat, Further, was waiting for her mast to get restepped (put back on, for you landlubbers) and that the job was supposed to get done around the end of April. Well, it’s now mid-June and I’m still waiting for the damned job to get done. But what makes that little detail relevant to this, my personal blog (as opposed to Further’s blog, which you can find here) is that the lease for…

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Where’d I Go?!

Where’d I Go?!

Well, it’s been quite a while since I last wrote. Seven months, to be exact. I’ve had several topics burn holes in my brain over that time — so much so that I jotted notes on bar napkins, my phone, this laptop…everywhere it seems, except, the Moleskine notebook I’ve kept in my car for a decade-plus for just such a purpose — but I simply never knuckled down and actually WROTE the damned things. I blame no one but myself…

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