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One Day U: Going Back to College for One Day

February 13, 2017

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You cannot make decisions about the future, without an understanding of the past. Our country is now stuck in the present moment, with no understanding of the past and no vision for the future. So began the first powerful lecture that Life in the Boomer Lane attended, yesterday, at One Day University in Washington, DC. […]

It’s a small world after all. But not small enough.

September 8, 2010

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Overheard en route from Denver to DC: He:  a 22 year old Jamaican She: a 28 year old native of Washington State She: Where are you from? He:   Jamaica. She:  Oh my god, Jamaica!  That’s fabulous!  I love that! So, uh, what do you speak there? He:   It’s called Creole.  But we speak English. She:  So, […]

It's a small world after all. But not small enough.

September 8, 2010

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Overheard en route from Denver to DC: He:  a 22 year old Jamaican She: a 28 year old native of Washington State She: Where are you from? He:   Jamaica. She:  Oh my god, Jamaica!  That’s fabulous!  I love that! So, uh, what do you speak there? He:   It’s called Creole.  But we speak English. She:  So, […]