Care Package for Tuesday, July 7, 2020

For Tobias Poetry: A Happy Birthday by Ted KooserThis evening, I sat by an open windowand read till the light was gone and the bookwas no more than a part of the darkness.Read more (https://poets.org/poem/happy-birthday) Song In My Head: Devil’s Point by Wicked Shallows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtXCNQFTeoI Art: Deadpool’s Secret Wars by Skottie Young Photo credit: pinterest.com …

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FLASHBACK Care Package for Sunday, May 12, 1985

In the Top Ten: One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgc_LRjlbTU On the Bestseller List: A Light In the Attic by Shel Silverstein Photo credit: worthpoint.com New In Theaters: Gymkata https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5keiiLMIuuc New In Comic Shops: Swamp Thing #36 Photo credit: mycomicshop.com On TV: World’s Funniest Commercial Goofs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkijSBjUrnQ On the Cover of TIME: Did …

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She left for work a little before 9 this morning. Working at the local supermarket. Running the cash register, answering customer questions, stocking shelves. Wholly unremarkable.  Or it used to be, anyway. In the swift current of global change, clocking in at the grocery store isn’t what it used to be. But I’m getting ahead …

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Care Package for Friday, March 13, 2020

Happy Birthday: Percival Lowell, astronomerBorn March 13, 1855 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91cIlQQaQEQ 50 States, 100 Weeks: Gilmore Ghost Town, Leadore, ID Photo credit: atlasobscura Music: Over & Over by The Delfonics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqPrD80am1I Poetry: What He Thought by Heather McHugh    for Fabio Doplicher We were supposed to do a job in Italyand, full of our feeling forourselves (our …

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Care Package for Thursday, March 12, 2020

Happy Birthday: Jack Kerouac, authorBorn March 12, 1922 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LLpNKo09Xk 50 States, 100 Weeks: Lionhead Natural Water Slides, Coolin, ID Photo credit: youtube.com Music: Think It Over by The Delfonics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r0Nl-rXJ30 Poetry: The Envoy of Mr. Cogito by Zbigniew Herbert, translated by Bogdana CarpenterGo where those others went to the dark boundaryfor the Golden Fleece of …

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