Archive | May, 2011

Osama

Osama’s Dead   Big news: U.S. commandos have killed Osama bin Laden. He’s certifiably dead. Never mind the adage that goes:  “Don’t believe anything until it has been officially denied.”  I belive this news, in part because even Al Qaeda has conceded that it’s true. Frankly, I thought he died long ago in the caves […]

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Canyonlands

  Canyonlands   Forty-five years ago, I went to Canyonlands, a place in southern Utah. I was a student at Colorado Rocky Mountain School then, and the school traditionally took us kids on two camping trips a year, one in the fall, and one in the spring. Fall Trip was only three days long, we went […]

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Trouble with Basketball

    The Trouble with Basketball   So I’ve been sort of watching the NBA playoffs and I have something to say; and I warn you, don’t read this unless you’re such a basketball junkie, you could spend hours discussing the most minute technical details of the game. Here’s what I want to say. A couple […]

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