Monthly Archives: November 2016

“By the Mark”

    “By the Mark”  

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Antonio Vivaldi, “Gloria”

      Antonio Vivaldi, “Gloria”  

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“Religion” (an essay by Roger W. Smith)

    “… the true religious genius of our race now seems to say, Beware of Churches! Beware of priests! above all things the flights and sublime ecstasies of the soul cannot submit to the exact statements of any church, … Continue reading

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abuse by the “corrections” system is unremitting

  re “Mothers in Prison,” by Nicholas Kristoff, The New York Times, November 25, 2016 An article about women in prison in Oklahoma.   ********************************************************   This searing article depresses me and makes me angry. Many of the women got … Continue reading

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Roger W. Smith, “‘Hamilton’ actor disses VP-elect; a few comments in response to a Broadway “lecture”

    Re: “‘Hamilton’ Cast’s Appeal to Pence Ignites Showdown With Trump,” by Patrick Healy, The New York Times, November 19, 2016     *****************************************************   Some highlights, as per the New York Times story: A controversy erupted two days … Continue reading

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another glorious day!

        Another glorious day. What’s going on here? Has there been confusion on high regarding what season or time of the year it’s supposed to be?     — Roger W. Smith, email to a friend, November … Continue reading

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a “dog story”

  Something prompted me to remember an anecdote today. It may or may not be of interest. It may seem trivial and not worth telling. But, I think it illustrates something – I’m not quite sure what – and how, … Continue reading

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