Tag Archives: Newspapers Dying

Hold the Presses

The move to Southern California, back in 1981, was odd – especially for a bookish English teacher. This was not a place for words, even if Ray Bradbury had been living down in Long Beach since he was a young … Continue reading

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Come Sunday

It’s okay being an old man. You remember things without the boring parts, like Sundays long ago, and the routine. Pittsburgh, 1959, and one of those gray winter Sunday mornings (they were all gray) – and driving home from church … Continue reading

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The Age of Trustworthy Uncles

It takes one to know one. Those born in the late forties, when World War II was finally over and America decided things were going to be just fine after all – you know, before the Korean War and the … Continue reading

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