Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Musing and a Rant: Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska 30 Years On

I’ve never been a big Bruce Springsteen fan. Growing up in the 80s, I heard exactly what Ronald Reagan erroneously did when he listened to “Born in the USA”: a rocking, flag-waving anthem. Not my thing at all. I was … Continue reading

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Writing That Has Spoken for Me -OR- That Book That Made Me Feel Human

When I was a teenager, I came across two pieces of writing that profoundly effected me. They aren’t, by most standards, great pieces of writing, they just happened to be there precisely when I needed them—you know, that book that … Continue reading

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