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Michael's Latest Blogs

Oct.05.2009 - 1:39 pm
I caught myself the other day on a rant.  Now, those who read my weekly columns on politics might think all of my writing is rather rant-ish, but I I've really made a concerted...
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Aug.29.2009 - 5:39 am
I grew up on Cape Cod, not far from Hyannisport.  My family used to boat in the same waters as the Kennedy family, and occasionally picnicked on the same spit of sand in Lewis Bay...
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Aug.25.2009 - 10:21 am
What's your notion of God?  Of a supreme being?  The force behind the creation of all things?  Do you see beyond Michaelangelo's notion of the white-bearded, grandfatherly fellow...
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Aug.19.2009 - 12:31 pm
Really, now, what’s so wrong with a death panel?  Everyone’s getting all exercised about it, and really, now, a death panel?   Why not?  Think about it.  Notwithstanding the fact...
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Comments from Michael

Oct.06.2009 - 6:53 am
In response to: Writing About Unartful Discourse in the World
We really have to hope so, don't we? One act of kindness at a time, each of us? It always seems to little and...
Sep.15.2009 - 12:26 pm
In response to: The words you want to import
Yes, Keiko, I meant no.  My editor fell asleep at the wheel.  I would try to find the most unusal ways to say no to my...
Sep.15.2009 - 10:20 am
In response to: The words you want to import
I am not multi-lingual in the traditional sense (a few words of Irish, a few of Brazilian Portuguese, a few of French,...
Sep.13.2009 - 7:10 am
In response to: Club of the Week!
Premise of club caught my interest, and figured I could learn new things, so I joined. I also recognized Jodi and...
Aug.19.2009 - 4:00 am
In response to: Where Do We Look for Heroes?
Very kind of you to take time to write, Michele, much appreciated. I live on Cape Cod, and in one of the towns during...