Viva Escritora

Reporting from the bleacher seats …

Me, a child looking at some green salady thing Mom was dishing up: “What’s this?” Mom: Rocket. Mom goes on to explain she found it growing wild between the garden and the cornfield and washed up, it will be delicious. Me: Ugh. Fast-forward umpty-dumpty dump and a few more dump years. Mr. Viva: Do I …

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For love of wordplay, the phrase “no s*it¹ Sherlock” recently resolved itself into “know s*it Sherlock.” Know s*it.  ‘Know’ the homonym of ‘no’ turns the snarky phrase “no s*it Sherlock” into a cheer for furthering one’s education — “know s*it Sherlock.” Know, know, know! Sherlock Holmes required a 7% solution. And as an information junkie, I am happy to …

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Well, I am a people watcher reporting from the bleacher seats! And last weekend I watched a crowd of graduates which included Frood,¹ process their way into an auditorium, receive their diplomas, and process their way back out. I recorded time-lapse videos of the event — the crowd is in place, the chairs fill; the …

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Monday morning over coffee and I am waving goodbye to Jeff Bezos who has walked so far out on the pier of net worth that he is crossing his own ocean and did I mention I’m all in for mixed metaphor? Jeff Bezos net worth today is approximately $130B. Stratospheric net worth. Net worth expressly …

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Well, maybe it is not the comfort of old media — see also this post on The New Hampshire Gazette —  but the remembrance of uncomfortable history, the recollection of past events and the effort required to preserve fight for democracy, struggle a more perfect union. Administrations lurch along the long arc of the moral …

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