We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
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Saturday, July 9. 2011
From: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood
What though the radiance which was once so bright
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Stunning. As I've said before, Bird Dog, you may yet convert me to liking poetry. Thanks for that!
Ahh, soo. Whence, "splendor in the grass." I have sometimes wondered what the reference was. Pretty good movie, better now that I know the reference.