Enjoy Your Retirement, Raf!

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February 20th, 2018 Posted 8:42 am

https://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/local/trust-is-a-two-way-street-for-police-dog-raf/article_bfa7f072-0217-11e8-80b6-cb6c09d38468.html

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Happy Presidents Day!

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February 19th, 2018 Posted 8:03 am

(Not all presidents, just the two best. Although wasn’t it better when Abe and George had their own days? Nothing to be done – the future marches on, eyes closed.) Here’s something from Washington’s farewell address. Makes one think.

Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.

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Beginnings (More)

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February 18th, 2018 Posted 8:44 am

On Sunday we’ve been doing beginnings – all the Chet and Bernie’s (as part of Chetspeak) – and now taking on all the Peter Abrahams novels in chronological order. Here, from 1994, #7 – LIGHTS OUT (first of what might be called the prison novels – the others are END OF STORY and DELUSION. Also probably the second-most Bahamian of the Abrahams novels, after PRESSURE DROP. And an Edgar Award best novel finalist):

Man is the word. You can’t stop hearing it when you’re inside. “You crazy, man?” “You fuckin’ with me, man?” “Fuck you, man.” “Shi’, man.” “Sheet, man.” “Shit, man.” It doesn’t mean a thing. It’s just an itch no one can stop scratching, a sore tooth no one can stop probing.

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Dakota in Brooklyn

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February 17th, 2018 Posted 7:59 am

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/dog-running-loose-subway-tracks-hour-long-delay-article-1.3825330

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