Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr
30

T. C. Boyle and a poem

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Howdy-do friends.  May tomorrow! May tomorrow bring you happiness. Solace in So Many Words has many fine contributors but not many have made the best-seller list yet, that is, except for T. C. Boyle. His  latest book The Harder They Come is  #3 on the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List. (BTW, it makes a great …

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Apr
27

Glimpse of solace: Kathy Buckland

Springtime at the gardens © Kathy Buckland, 2015

  Here’s hoping your reflections this week are as clear and your outlook as bright as those seen in this beautiful photo taken at the Chicago Botanic Garden by Kathy Buckland. Originally from Long Island, NY, Kathy Buckland spends as much time as she can being outdoors with her camera.  She recently started a line …

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Apr
20

April 20

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I guess I could wish you happy April 20; I don’t know though. It is an inauspicious date. I saw “Real Time with Bill Maher” the other day — he’s starting a movement to make 4/20 a federal holiday to celebrate pot, and I’ve got to admit his spoof “Twas the Night Before 4/20″ was …

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Apr
15

Spring, taxes, and news (Boyle and Aguero)

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April 15 is the day to file your taxes in the US.  Every year I vow to be more prepared so I am not looking for documents at the last minute or having to make a run to the accountant. But guess what? I never change and I am always somewhat frantic. The same with …

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