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The Greater Gods and Goddesses


I woke up around 6:30 a.m.—which is normal for me—then did a little work on the computer until my new aide arrived for her second day at work.  She totally botched the coffee but I was very forgiving and told … Continue reading

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Inventing “Citizen Power”


            “The Civic Literacy Project was begun in September 1976 to assist citizens in addressing their concerns regarding the future of metropolitan Syracuse.  This pilot project was funded for twenty-four months by the . . . Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and … Continue reading

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Face-to-Face or Facebook?


Some complete stranger wants to be my friend on Facebook.  What’s up with that?             Have we completely lost the meaning of the word “friend” or has it never meant what we think?  It appears in the dictionary right after … Continue reading

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