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Ethnic Minority

/ Culture / Ethnic Minority 2018 05 18 pk is all German on my father’s side, half German on my mothers. The remaining half on my mother’s side is British: Engish. That’s the proud half: the Scottish side: a half … Continue reading

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Designer Identities

/ Culture / Custom Forensics Everyday now some Yahoo article chases you into a corner, you can’t duck it, can’t get rid of it. This morning there was one on actors chaning their names from Jewish to WASP: Isador Cohen … Continue reading

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Grope Log

/ Society / Survival / Culture / The gal reporter gets groped while on the air: she whaps the guy with her mic! I remember a friend’s mother proudly reporting that she had been groped on a street in Italy, … Continue reading

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Stormy Rule Change

/ Teaching / Society / Survival / Culture / 2018 04 30 Bucky Fuller used to say that the world comes without an instruction manual. By the time we figure a rule out, typically the rule has changed. I suspect … Continue reading

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Victorian Rights

Teaching / Society / Culture / Jan and I watched Effie Gray last night: John Ruskin and family’s abused bride. Even the servants, seeing the lay of the land, abuse her. Effie wants to be a good Ruskin wife, n … Continue reading

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Agitating Manners

/ Culture / I just remembered a date from the 1970s. I was invited to a party by a client in Rockville Centre on Long Island. The party was in Balkwin. My client’s granddaughter would be there: a former Broadway … Continue reading

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Mushroom Anniversary

/ Culture / I have a rare memory: I remember Pearl Harbor! US involvement in WWII was packed into the next couple of years: ’41 to ’45. I also remember in that period hearing huge airplanes overhead: bracing, trembling. There … Continue reading

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