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This writer’s recollections of Jacquelyn Littlefield.

LITTLEFIELD CHALLENGED THE BIG FIELD BOYS

As the newspaper obituaries will show, Jacquelyn Littlefield challenged to big boys on a diamond that stretched from Beverly Hills through New York City and back west again to San Diego / La Jolla.  I met Jacquie in 1979, on my return to San Diego, after a second extended stay in Puerto Rico. It...
remembering numbers for requiem

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à walter benjamin bull dancesbefore breath until breath gone lastof lasttimes timeteachesend endof night night’s endend remembering rememberingnumbers for requiem shadow spoketoo latetoolate before carryingbones in barrowto brokenboat builtischiumink bloodfrom birds ischemiabloody horizons enkaiein hearhorse singperish go go go with...
Lincoln honored with song of freedom

ABE HELPED TO LIFT EVERY VOICE

James Weldon Johnson (center) with friend Bob Cole (left) and brother Rosamond On the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in the year 1900, a...
remembering numbers for requiem

à walter benjamin

à walter benjamin bull dancesbefore breath until breath gone lastof lasttimes timeteachesend endof night night’s endend remembering rememberingnumbers for requiem shadow spoketoo latetoolate before carryingbones in barrowto brokenboat builtischiumink bloodfrom birds ischemiabloody horizons enkaiein hearhorse singperish go go go with...
This writer’s recollections of Jacquelyn Littlefield.

LITTLEFIELD CHALLENGED THE BIG FIELD BOYS

As the newspaper obituaries will show, Jacquelyn Littlefield challenged to big boys on a diamond that stretched from Beverly Hills through New York City and back west again to San Diego / La Jolla.  I met Jacquie in 1979,...
away from apparitions

running

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Lincoln honored with song of freedom

ABE HELPED TO LIFT EVERY VOICE

James Weldon Johnson (center) with friend Bob Cole (left) and brother Rosamond On the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in the year 1900, a group of young men in the city of Jacksonville, Florida arranged to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday....
Could the dissolution of the INF move the Doomsday Clock to past midnight?

Trump & Putin and Premature Ejaculations

In spite of the current Cold War saber rattling between MAGA and Putin's version of it, I do speculate a bit if this wasn't sort of colluded upon by both parties. Building huge tubes that spurt unimaginable devastation is certainly...
Do The Best of Their Actions Equal The Worst of Their Actions?

Equation

The great machine approached the dead planet with reverence, descending to the edge of its ionosphere. There it hovered with infinite patience. Searching. Recording temperatures, atmospheric conditions, radiation levels, and orbital speed. Scanning for any and all signs of life...