Monthly Archives: October 2015


At a cost of more than $20 million, there have been 32 Congressional hearings to examine the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi that killed four U.S. diplomats, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens. Republicans have made every effort … Continue reading

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Want something good to read, especially at bedtime, this coming week? Then try this collection of short stories titled An Unlucky Brake & Other Stories: Control/Click on this link: Two married couples get to know each other through the game … Continue reading

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Civility and courtesy are really terms of a by-gone era, at least in Arizona where I live now, and in Minnesota where I used to live. Prior to my arrival in the U.S. in 1981, I had lived in England, … Continue reading

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JOHN SANDFORD’s Gathering Prey

When John Sandford’s Gathering Prey was published on April 28, I couldn’t wait to read the latest novel by one of my favorite authors. I didn’t finish the book until early June, a most unusual circumstance for me because it … Continue reading

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THE MARTIAN, Ridley Scott’s Masterpiece

I just finished reading The Martian by Andy Weir, and a few days ago saw the movie in 3D. The book is superb, both technically and as a piece of astounding fiction, as also is the movie. Andy Weir is … Continue reading

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