Tag Archives: End of the American Dream

Making Do When Things Are Worse Than Ever

Yes, a Masters from Duke University in Eighteenth Century British Literature, and the PhD work, are pretty useless – at least they were in the mid-seventies. That led to a Dead Poet’s Society gig at a northeastern prep school, but … Continue reading

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The Experience of Authority

“There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.” ~ Edward Abbey Yes, those of us who grew up back east took California entirely on faith. Pittsburgh was dreary and dark, and California … Continue reading

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