Monthly Archives: December 2007

The Sum of All Fears

The end of the year is a time to step back and decide where things stand, even if the year ended three hours earlier for the folks in New York, and nine hours earlier for Ric in Paris. They would … Continue reading

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Either Elitist Pretension or Vitally Important Something or Other

On the last Saturday of 2007 there was that historic football game – carried on three networks. But that evening three of us didn’t much care for it. Rick, the News Guy in Atlanta, isn’t much into sports – having … Continue reading

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