Gore Vidal's Bon Mots

I'm exactly as I appear. There is no warm, lovable person inside. Beneath my cold exterior, once you break the ice, you find cold water.

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Both Sides Now

   As you can see there have been some changes made to the Journal page.  My site is a Squarespace product, which is in essence a grid.  Everything is packaged, and it looks, how shall I put it . . . correct. 

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ALIVE!

The rut.  That which one slips into without choosing or being aware of, where the world comes in three colors only,

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Well-Being

I want dinner cooked to perfection, my companions should be talented, amusing, I want the table conversation to be witty and a bit ribald. Well marbled steak, rare with marchand de vin sauce, a good Bordeaux

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Support the Cave

If you’ll notice this week, I’ve added another podcast, Luhrenloup’s Path.  Much easier to create this time, took a couple of hours, most of it searching the web for intro and outro music. 

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The SCOTUS Play

      The play has been staged, the characters have played their competing parts and the votes have been cast. Kavanaugh played a better victim.

 

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Podcasting 101

There it is, at the bottom of the page, my first podcast.  When I initially mentioned that I would make recordings, I envisioned sitting down of a afternoon reading off the page, packaging it in an mp3 and that would be it.

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The Whole Picture

Another 9/11 anniversary this week, lest we forget the effect this had and continues to have, I thought I would post an essay written one month after the event:

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Karpman Drama Triangle

I’ve just finished the Rolling Stone/Jann Wenner biography and what I come away with in the near 50 year period that has followed the inception of the 60’s magazine with its celebration of rock and roll, psychedelics,

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The Laborer's Contributions

Life  is a series of challenges that one must resolve in order to  survive.  Courage is required.  Courage, persistence and personal power. 

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Sticky Fingers

In the midst of reading “Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine” by Joe Hagan,

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UBI vs AI

In the waning days of summer I ponder the question of universal basic income, or UBI as it is currently labeled, and seriously debated.

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Beebo's Last Ride

His last wish was for a joy ride, “I think I’m gonna try to do a barrel roll and if that goes good, I’m just gonna nose down and call it a night.” 


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Zombie Woman Terrorizes

Residents at an apartment complex in Florida filmed a terrifying encounter with a woman who was acting strangely and aggressively. It’s unclear what caused the behavior,

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Buddy

I went hunting on Google to find AG Sessions speech to high school conservatives, the one in which he reacts to the kids calling out “Lock her up!”

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