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Windy City

Our electricity didn’t fail last night; neither did our roof. The wind was so violent by 9 p.m. that I didn’t think either would last. The National Weather Service observations from Hanscom Field in Bedford reports gusts up to 40 mph at that time, but from inside the house, the…

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Dems debate hidden between football and Downton Abbey by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below i being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog.   You had to be a 32nd degree political junkie to find and watch the last Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses. Thanks to Hillary godmother and DNC chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, last night’s Democratic debate had 7.8…

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Some headlines for 2016 by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog.   Each year, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial page editor Tom Waseleski prepares for the New Year an aspirational list of headlines.  Each year, I shamelessly borrow the idea and herewith present my own suggestions, with precious little expectation that we will see…

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