Monthly Archives: July 2015


Tomorrow we’ll go to the woodland, my happiest day of the year. When I wake at dawn in the morning, the first day of June will be here. Mother will take her old Tartan rug, and prepare a picnic for … Continue reading

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On July 16, 2015, Holmes was convicted of twenty-four counts of first-degree murder, 140 counts of attempted first-degree murder, one count of possessing explosives, and a sentence enhancement of a crime of violence. The murders took place at a movie … Continue reading

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Letter from Scout Camp

Dear Mom, Our Scoutmaster told us to write to our parents in case you saw the flood on TV and got worried. We are okay. Only one of our tents and 2 sleeping bags got washed away. Luckily, none of … Continue reading

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We claim to be a nation of laws, but so often we look for ways around those laws. My state will shortly hold a referendum to answer the question, “Should red light cameras be banned in Arizona,” and it seems … Continue reading

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About ten years ago, I heard a pompous sporting columnist for one of our major national newspapers tell an NPR interviewer that soccer would never become a major sport in the United States because Americans preferred athletic sports. The columnist … Continue reading

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