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Tilting at Windmills: The Catastrophe of the First Draft

Alain de Botton, a British author I had never heard of before this morning, said, “To become a proper writer, ..

Tilting at Windmills: Ode to Anonymous

You poor lost souls, I weep with you for all you’ve not received In terms of credit, wealth and fame ... ..

Tilting at Windmills: Don’t Let’s Be Beastly to the Terrorists

University professors sometimes invite scholars to teach as “Guest Lecturers” in their class. Today, I am going to take advantage ..

Tilting at Windmills : You’ve got to be carefully taught

Yesterday afternoon, I drove past a group of protestors waving pro-Palestinian flags and shouting anti-Jewish and anti-American slogans ... which ..

Tilting at Windmills: Lest We Forget

Let’s say that you are headed to Ottawa. After you cross the border into Canada, part of your route will ..

Tilting at Windmills: Okay. Here is What We Have to Do

It is amazing to me that I took out the time to be afraid.  I looked around at my friends ..

Tilting at Windmills: The Man Who Hated Chickens

Joe Zion was the person we all would have wanted to have our backs if we’d had the misfortune to ..

Tilting at Windmills: Sandbagged

I don’t want to write this column. I don’t even want to think about the things that I don’t want ..

Tilting at Windmills: Origin & Cause ... The A.I. Reveal

I have a confession to make about my intelligence ... and my lame-brained density. My friend Jo Ann brought both ..

Tilting at Windmills : Tweety’s Last Goodbye

This story was conveyed to me in staggered sentences and breathless gasps over a period of years by my friend ..

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