Monthly Archives: February 2020

The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll

The only poem Lewis Carrol published that had an unhappy ending. Make no mistake, this is a happy and sometime joyous poems that revels in the English language. Some say this is the most extended example of nonsense poetry in … Continue reading

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The Pulitzer Prize And The State of Jefferson

Winning the Pulitzer was traditionally a career making event for a newspaper reporter. And a real point of pride for the newspaper that employed the writer. It used to be simple, you won the Pulitzer. There were four original awards … Continue reading

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Deeper Into SEO

Search engine optimization means producing high ranking web pages. Quality content isn’t enough, that content must employ a variety of techniques to get your client’s pages on the first or second page of Google’s search results. A business may produce … Continue reading

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We Can Be Heroes

What a set of pipes! David Bowie killing it in Berlin in 2002. At age 55. The different versions of this performance total over 118 million views. Heroes by David Bowie I, I will be king And you, you will … Continue reading

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American Heritage is Alive Online and Ongoing

More great history from American Heritage, a lay publication written for decades by famous, notable historians. I never got into this title but I did have three articles published in their sister magazine, Invention & Technology. Which is still going, … Continue reading

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The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot

The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot Mistah Kurtz—he dead. A penny for the Old Guy I We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when We whisper together … Continue reading

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The IRS Can’t Keep Up With the New Workforce

I’m an independent contractor who receives a small amount of income from Canada. This year, about three thousand dollars. The IRS doesn’t know how to deal with this and no online tax service can process my taxes. This same situation … Continue reading

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