PROPAGANDA

Who controls the past, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past. — Geo. Orwell, 1984

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NOSTALGIA

“My work is a moving thing.” — Bob Dylan

Author in front of elevator doors, Duluth Holiday Inn, when Dylan won Nobel Prize, 2016.


WORK LIFE

“We are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for each other.” — Vala Alshar

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LITERARY LIFE

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” — Ernest Hemingway

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THE WRITING LIFE

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” — Ernest Hemingway

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POP CULTURE

“A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.” — Fred Allen

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CANCEL CULTURE

“It’ a hard knocks life for us…” — Annie

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THE WRITING LIFE

“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.” ― Oscar Wilde

Elle, looking at the stars with our mutual grandparents, 1956.


CURRENT EVENTS

There is nothing catastrophic about current climate trends.

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Ed Newman

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