Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Twin Elephants on the Foredeck (Part 2)

So how do we fix this and are there any points of light that look bright? Well  Conde Nast did announce that they were producing as many as six “newsstand only” specials this year.  You don’t spend that kind of … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Books on an Early Morning Walk With a Dog

About two weeks ago we adopted a dog. I’ve been wanting a dog for quite a long time. A year ago, I met a wonderful rescue Shar-pei who I really wanted to bring into the family. But the rest of … Continue reading

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The Twin Elephants on the Foredeck (Part 1)

The new ABC reports are out for the first half of 2010 and we’re deluged with stories that try to put a thoughtful, pensive and sober face on all of the numbers. What do they mean? What do they mean … Continue reading

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The Best Of The Best Of

In an earlier post, I talked a little about regional magazines, their covers and food (Food On The Cover) . My obsession with regional titles continues in part because so often they feature a part of the country I’d like … Continue reading

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