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Caste

January 4, 2021

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I’m reading Isabel Wilkerson’s book, Caste. It is less a book than an experience. It is like having been seated in a room in which my chair has been in the same place, facing the same way. I have gotten to know the room intimately from my optimal vantage point. I have come to conclusions […]

Trump on the Couch

January 24, 2019

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Contrary to what some Loyal Readers may be thinking at this moment, this post is not about Life in the Boomer Lane’s experiences (or anyone’s else’s), canoodling with POTUS.  Neither is LBL extending a magnanimous offer to POTUS, should he be tossed out of office and have n place to stay.  It is, however, about […]

The Hunger Games Trilogy

April 13, 2012

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Back in the Dark Ages, when people read books made of paper and discussed them face-to-face with other humans, I read The Lord of the Rings trilogy.  I lived in Middle Earth, even though the world thought I was in grad school, doing whatever it was that grad students did back in the early 70’s. […]