Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hyundai Humiliation

My Hyundai recently broke, as Hyundais are wont to do. Admittedly, mine is not a spectacular vehicle. It cannot accelerate or slow itself with any haste; it is neither shiny nor safe. Inside, it is formless and beige, like a … Continue reading

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The War Lovers by Evan Thomas

I recently affirmed my literacy by reading The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 by historian and Newsweek editor Evan Thomas. The book is a study of America‚Äôs headlong rush into the 1898 Spanish-American War, … Continue reading

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My Growth Into a Responsible Adult

Come and gaze with me into the past, specifically my past, where the emotions are potent and the fashions are inerrant. Picture, if you will, the heady days of the Carter administration. The sweetly unnatural strains of the Bee Gees … Continue reading

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