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First Seven Jobs? That’s an easy one!

People on Facebook (I use the term “people” loosely, but that’s as close as I prefer to get) have been posting their first seven jobs, which got me to thinking: Have I even had seven jobs? Surely I must have by now.  So let me dust out the dark recesses where my brain used to …

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Growing Up Artistically

I just finished reading Weird City:  A Sense of Place and Creative Resistance in Austin, Texas by Joshua Long (University of Texas Press, 2010).  Found it a somewhat thin but nonetheless engaging account of recent chapters in the ongoing culture war that makes living in Austin a unique experience.  Not a ‘weird’ one, as some …

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