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Sweet Home

Like many others, our Chicago neighborhood has a community page. A few recent postings remind me what giving thanks is about: “We found this (photo) pretty calico kitty. Anyone looking for her? She is sweet and has a cold.” “I … Continue reading

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Book Looks

Folks read to learn or at least appear smarter, to be entertained, to escape, to understand, to stimulate, to get scared safely, to pretend, to remember. These are fun but the best part of reading is choice. There’s no right … Continue reading

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Worth

The Pullitzer prize, Academy Award and Best Seller list do a fine job of comparing what is produced to what is the BEST ever done.¬† As a journalist who likes to watch major motion pictures and read good books, I … Continue reading

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High Prize Indeed

When Chinese citizen Guan Moye (pen name “Mo Yan”) was awarded this (2012) year’s Nobel Prize in literature, Christian Science Monitor reported he told¬† prize organizers he was “overjoyed and scared” when he learned he won. This is the best … Continue reading

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