THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Loving ode to bridge poets: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Before we move on to the next bridge poem, here is a question to ask you readers: Who was your favorite poet when you grew up and what poems was he/she famous for? I'm completely sure you grew up li... Posted on 5/6/13 at 4:49 AM
THE NEW FORTY Red Chief is alive and well. ;-)
Many, many moons ago I read a short story titled The Ransom of Red Chief. The story was written by O. Henry. The story is about two kidnappers who kidnap a wealthy boy and then demand a substantial ra... Posted on 11/7/12 at 10:53 PM
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An interesting Op-Ed piece I came across in the NY times. Not sure how reflective it is of our educational system in North Dakota but an interesting take and perspective on global education and its im... Posted on 7/18/12 at 9:29 AM
REEL QUICKIES 12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men was one of Sidney Lumet's first movies, if not the first. I finally watched it.
It's an interesting movie, especially since the entire 'action' of the movie is limited to the jury room (... Posted on 6/28/11 at 9:46 AM
It is time to give credit where credit is due — to America’s evil geniuses (political division). Even though Karl Rove is not in a position to work his old magic as he once did, other evil geniuses have stepped to the fore to fill the gap.
Admittedly, it is distressing to witness a discussion of public issues in an environment of fear, hate, deceit, misrepresentation and malice, just to name a few acrimonious characteristics of today’s policy arguments. Observers lament this polarization as though it was something new, but it isn’t.
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