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My wife Missy and I just got back from the second real concert we?vegone to this summer. Before tonight, we saw an outdoor concert of avery talented, veteran classic rock cover band who, thanks theuber-conservative town where we live, had to play so quietly theaudience could hear themselves fart over the music. I?d name check theband here but I?m drawing a blank.
Afterthat show we saw a Motley Crue tribute band called Starry Eyes. No, I?mnot one of...Read Full Post »
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Okay, I'm too bogged down to do a proper blog, but here's a poem I wrote yesterday for my students' poetry unit test. They had to analyze one poem they'd studied in class and another (this one) that they'd never seen before.
It’s spring outside and I’m trapped in here
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I just got home from seeing The Watchmen and I’m still reeling. But, oddly enough, the reeling is twofold: from the cinematic genius of the movie and, unexpectedly, the violently negative reaction from a large percentage of the exiting audience members.
Granted, the latter could largely be the re...
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So we have a new president named Barack Obama.
In my last blog I mentioned that I was, somewhat reluctantly, voting for the man. And I did. To be honest, I waffled quite a bit after posting that blog. After rereading it, along with Terry Ervin's comments, I realized that I was being a hypocrit.
How, you ask?
Well, I criticized people who let Bush manipulate them (with f...Read Full Post »
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