Category Archives: USA

We can be heroes

Combining days 11 and 12 make sense because I find any excuse to procrastinate they both involve the entertainment industry.  I’ve never cared much for award shows and the Golden Globes are no exception.  Even Ricky Gervais hosting wasn’t compelling … Continue reading

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Poor, poverty, homeless, panhandling

Infusing complimentary commitments with instant noodles takes the whole Ramen experience up a notch.  Broke college students [and unattached heterosexual bachelors] everywhere can attest to this fact.  I can laugh at this image because I’ve been there. ….but there’s nothing … Continue reading

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Local news superstars

Ever wonder where they find some of the distinguished citizens offering commentary on the local news?  National news showcases polished professionals and expert witnesses, which makes for compelling features….but lacks the homegrown charm.  These two superstars serve as a reminder … Continue reading

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No sleep tonight

It’s 4am on a frigid Friday night.  Technically it’s Saturday morning, but that change isn’t recognized until I slumber…which I’m obviously not doing.  Why would I do a silly thing like sleep when I could stay up playing on the … Continue reading

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Memphis pride, kids in France, Jesus in Malta

Recognizing Memphis as one of the nation’s Top 10 Budget Friendly Metros, Apartment Guide praises the bluff city for its affordability.  Having lived on the west coast [where rent for my crappy apartment in a rapidly declining part of town … Continue reading

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Я люблю Россию

My obsession with Russia dates back to my earliest days.  One of my fondest childhood memories involves seeing Catherine the Great:  Treasures of Imperial Russia at the Memphis Cook Convention Center as a first grader.  The first novel I ever … Continue reading

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Independence Day

I cannot experience this holiday without thinking of what my country means to me.  What happened in California taught me that this is not the land of liberty.  Compared to other nations we enjoy considerable freedoms– and for the First … Continue reading

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