Archive for February, 2009

Feb 26 2009

Wisdom Of My Father

As I get older, I’d like to think I am actually getting smarter, but sometimes I just wonder. One thing about age: Each year I appreciate more and more the wisdom imparted by my father over the years (my mom also gave me incredible advice, but my "papa’s" counsel was just a bit more trenchant [...]

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Feb 14 2009

Open Letter to KQED Radio

  To Donald Derheim, Executive Vice President for Marketing and Communications, KQED, San Francisco: Dear Mr. Derheim, First let me say that I am a devoted listener of KQED Radio (I also watch your TV station, although a lot less these days now that MSNBC has Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow). Like many people in [...]

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Feb 08 2009

What's Your Plan B?

The New York Times Op-Ed section today published a pretty provocative commentary on how people’s "Plan B" has been forever changed by the Depression of ’09. The gist of the piece was that for many of us, Plan B used to be a pleasant reverie, a day dream on that Great American Novel you wanted [...]

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