NEW PLATEAUS The Rich pt. 3: Mitt Romney
When sizing up President Obama with his Republican contender, I've compared their backgrounds, experience, and ideologies. Liberal/Conservative; private sector/public sector; Republican/Democrat. But ... Posted on 8/13/12 at 10:09 AM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW The Peculiars - a book review
Several weeks ago I received in the mail an uncorrected proof of a soon-to-be-released book , The Peculiars, written by a friend of mine, Maureen Doyle McQuerry. How fun it was to hold her book in my ... Posted on 4/17/12 at 6:48 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Revealing Swimming Suits
I have not worn a two-piece swimsuit since I was about 4. It was a pink bikini with little black polka dots, and I can't remember liking it or hating it; it allowed me to swim, and apart from that, I ... Posted on 2/3/10 at 12:00 AM
REPRINT 1944, 1945: The Year in Review, Cartoon Style
Note the housing problem in the bottom right in this Year in Review from New Year's 1945. I guess some things never change.
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OKOBOJI, Iowa — Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) opens its 52nd season with a breezy, colorful musical revue, so fast-paced that we barely had time to catch a breath before these talented young women had moved on to the next number.
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