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Nov.06.2013 - 5:30 pm
Last weekend, I attended a reading of a great new short fiction anthology. All the stories are about living life in the age of online communication and social media. It’...
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Jul.08.2013 - 6:18 pm
It's been over a year since I've blogged here (sorry!) and nearly three years since my last post in my blog A Thousand Other Worlds, a blog about soap operas that focused on the...
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Jun.12.2012 - 9:17 am
Honestly, I can't believe I have to write a post defending someone as genuinely influential and amazing as Fred Rogers. But his legacy came under attack again last week during a...
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Jun.06.2012 - 1:55 pm
  At the beginning of 2011, I was comfortably ensconced in a corporate job - one I'd worked hard to get after a jarring layoff in 2008 (and after considerable handwringing...
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Comments from Patrick

Aug.28.2013 - 4:21 pm
In response to: a couple of stops along memory lane...
For some reason, I was drawn to old GL and ATWT clips over July and August. I hadn't watched in a long time - it was a...
Jun.06.2012 - 10:59 am
In response to: Double Standards: Plastic Bags
I completely agree that there's a lot of pressure around the whole bag issue, and some of the people in my favorite...
Oct.24.2011 - 4:47 pm
In response to: can it really have been a year already...
I see what you're saying - there was definitely long term damage done by each team. killing Bryant and Jennifer were...
Oct.24.2011 - 1:08 pm
In response to: can it really have been a year already...
This is really fascinating, Lynn. I knew that there was a lot that happened between 1993 (when Marland died, and also...
Sep.17.2011 - 6:22 am
In response to: now i’m REALLY pissed...
I agree, Lynn, the treatment of ATWT was ridiculous, made all the more insulting by the fact that ATWT was their #1...