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Archive for April, 2011

Sometimes a cheap laugh is the best medicine. The internet is a goldmine in this arena. Some laughs come in the form of a photo, like those found on Fail Blog and People of Walmart. Others come in the form of a quote – see Overheard in New York or White Whine, a collection of […]

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Like many kids, I grew up reading Shel Silverstein: The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends. It wasn’t until I was an adult that I learned Silverstein’s work encompassed much more than children’s books. He wrote plays and poetry. He wrote songs, including Johnny Cash’s Grammy-winning hit “A Boy Named Sue.” He was also a writer […]

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Growing up, much of my family’s daily routine centered around the news. In the morning, the alarm would sound off with the day’s headlines. Both the local newspaper and The New York Times were read over breakfast and, before dinner, Tom Brokaw and Jim Lehrer would broadcast into our living room. Today, news is constantly […]

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Nowadays, originality is rare.  Even in supposedly “creative” fields.  What was the last musical you saw that wasn’t a remake, or the last Top 40 song you listened to that didn’t either sample another artist’s music, or sound just like it? When I started my photography business, I wanted to make sure that my work […]

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