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The Fat Lady got High

In fact, she overdosed and is in a vegetative state. Please, for the good of everyone, please make no effort to revive her. She has been hanging around waiting for that super brownie that would take her to the high that could finally put the 1960’s behind us, just as Ken Kesey promised that her ultimate altered state was all that was needed to end that dreadful experience. Every disappointment of that decade of protest, uncompromising angry protest, dragged the election of 2016 down the drain that the reluctant fat lady had blocked like a hippie hair ball.

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National Politics Made Personal

The year was 1984, and Republican Party candidate Ronald Reagan was running for his second term as President of the United States. He was opposed by the Democratic Party nominee Walter Mondale, who served as the Democratic President Jimmy Carter’s Vice President in the mid to late 1970’s. At the time of the election where Ronald Reagan defeated...

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Andy Morrison in Arlington, VA, 1967

Andy Morrison in Arlington, VA, 1967 I lived in Arlington, VA in the Summer of 1967, having just graduated from High School. I was dating a Navy Brat girl at the time. My girlfriend's younger brother was hanging out with a guy named Andy Morrison, also a navy brat. The first time that Light My Fire played on the radio while Andy and I were in the same place, Andy proudly stated that that's my brother singing; he lives in California . My reaction was that Andy might...

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New Haven Scalper

You guys like off beat sports stories. And cop stories, right. (This takes place after several black men were killed by police and civil rioting was happening.)Let me tell you one that happened to Jack and I last week. Jack and I went down to the New Haven Tennis Tournament at Yale yesterday. We didn't have tickets but scalping them was never a problem. Corporations buy big blocks of tickets and many find their way down to the street. General admission is $46 but a...

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Jaga Kelestarian Alam, Enam Desa di Malang Nyatakan Deklarasi Bersama

1. Desa Gajah Rejo, Ngabab, Ngroto, Karang Sari, Wonokerto dan Sumber Agung sepakat menjaga kelestarian alam di Malang. https://twitter.com/InfoPATTIRO/status/841202397829455872 1. Desa Gajah Rejo, Ngabab, Ngroto, Karang Sari, Wonokerto dan Sumber Agung sepakat menjaga kelestarian alam di Malang. 2. Dalam acara Jambore Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Pengurangan Resiko Bencana (API PRB) Sabtu, 18 Februari 2017. 3. hasil deklarasi akan disampaikan kepada Pemerintah Kabupaten...

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Visits to New York During the Depression

When I was a little girl living in the New York suburbs, my favorite treat was going with my father into the City. This was during the thirties. It was exciting as I held tight to my father’s hand, taking in all the sights, smells, and sounds of bustling New York. We would visit his office at Snyder and Black, an advertising company where I was given a large block of white paper for future drawings. Later we would go to Brentano’s or Scribner where I could choose a book...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day January 27th is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Share your story or a story of your loved ones. Help us keep these stories a vital piece of history.

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Politics I don’t remember election time as being discussed when I was young. Roosevelt’s name came up a lot - CCC [Civilian Conservation Corps], etc. http://www.ccclegacy.org The only funny time I recall when my mother said she was voting for Alf Landon because he was from Kansas (both of my parents’ home state). My father made remarks about him but mom stuck to her original thoughts. After I was married, we both voted Republican and there as very little discussion....

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