Category Archives: History

What I Would Tell The Academy If I Were Up On That Stage: #ShameOnYou

I graduated high school and went off to college in 1970, so the 1971 Oscars were the first in a long line of broadcasts I probably didn’t see.  I may have found a dorm lounge to watch it on, but … Continue reading

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The First Time Ever I Saw the #Oscars

I actually kept a ‘diary’ back in those days, but it’s all been dumped into the dustbin of family history, and to this day, I can’t be sure which one was my first Academy Awards.  I think it was 1962, … Continue reading

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The Greatest Living Writer in the English Language has died.

Colleen McCullough (1 June 1937 – 29 January 2015) has died.  She will be forever missed, forever mourned.   I spent last Sunday reading the second of the Carmine Delmonico mysteries, Too Many Murders.  I’d read the first one, and … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Pot’s Place in Culture, from the inside

It started out as a “cool” thing to do.  By 1970, when I left high school and home, pot had been underground for generations.  Jazz musicians and their cohorts had been smoking for 50 years and more, when I joined … Continue reading

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The Notebooks of Walker of Worlds: On Ultimate Reality

2014.0630 13:56 Tat Tvam Asi – thou art that “Ultimate reality is at once transcendent and immanent.G∞D is the Creator and Sustainer of the world;yet the Kingdom of G∞D is within us, as a mode of consciousness underlying, so to … Continue reading

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The Notebooks of Walker of Worlds

  2014.0610  14:02 ‘Who was it said, “A diary is the last place you should go if you  wish to seek the truth about a person”?’ 2014.0623 13:10 “Remembrance (by which you make present to your mind what actually is … Continue reading

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This is the Rubicon, folks, and we have crossed it.

“In six months, the world will be different.” Continue reading

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