Monthly Archives: August 2017

You give it to me, I give it to you

All this whatnot in terms of moment of the moment. This socially constructed fantasy of connection, social or otherwise. The morning after the party. The party into the morning, that still leads Vapours and hollow. Forty years ago, or yesterday. … Continue reading

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Heritage II

In relation to “Heritage“, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: I agree with pulling down a statue of someone like Calhoun, if his writings were the foundation for slavery. I note, however, that he must have fitted the values of … Continue reading

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Heritage

From Marg. Bruineman, “The ins and outs of heritage properties”, Canadian Lawyer, October, 2016: …by the 20th century, heritage legislation existed in most European cities and began to appear in North America, beginning in Charleston, S.C. What glory was intended … Continue reading

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Nazareth: Moonlight Eyes

Your smile takes all the fight out of me Nazareth. From the The Fool Circle album, 1981: Written by Dan McCafferty. Seems like there are two vocalists, though maybe one in different spaces. Video with a lot of backstage/onstage band … Continue reading

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Atonement III: Quiet Dispatch

Statue “dedicated” in 1924. Pulled down in 2017. It was between 1900 and 1920 that lunching was at its most virulent. As the contemporary Baltimore journalist and sardonic humorist H.L. Mencken explained it, life in the South could be lacking … Continue reading

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Atonement II

In relation to the importance of national, state and municipal remembrance of dishonour and disgrace: It was between 1900 and 1920 that lunching was at its most virulent. As the contemporary Baltimore journalist and sardonic humorist H.L. Mencken explained it, … Continue reading

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Atonement

Amidst the usual celebrations of national, provincial or municipal pride, it would seem beneficial to have an annual day of atonement, to remember all the negatives that have occurred and to vow to do better. Just as an individual does … Continue reading

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