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Camp David – Habemus pacem – We have peace

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
by on Playing Around

The images projected on the screen show familiar scenes of religious division and violence in the Middle East. We see minarets rising above a mosque

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Finding Your Heart on Governors Island

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
by on Playing Around

The first thing I feel I should mention is that we have a very small, very beautiful, very calm little island lying a mere 800

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Graves

Before Arlington National Cemetery,
There Was Alexandria National Cemetery

Monday, May 27th, 2013
by on Living Around

Arlington National Cemetery is perhaps the most well known resting place for soldiers who have given their lives in combat. Yet before Arlington National Cemetery

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Django Unchained
The All American Outlaw…Who’s Black

Thursday, January 17th, 2013
by on Playing Around

“Killing White folks for money…what’s not to like?” So says our titular hero, Django (Jamie Foxx in some of the best work he’s done since

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The Graves are Walking
Genocide Courtesy of Adam Smith

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
by on Reading Around

“If the Irish people were taught to rely on the government for a supply of food, it would become not only a great but growing

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Hudson

The Great Road—Heading West of the Hudson

Monday, September 3rd, 2012
by on Living Around

There’s no place like New York City, except in July. Besides the heat, humidity and crowds of tourists on Fifth Avenue, most of my friends

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The Folklife Festival—Traditions on the Mall

Monday, July 2nd, 2012
by on Living Around

Everyone has traditions. You may have a family tradition where you play charades at every holiday, or burn the turkey every Thanksgiving. But have you

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Give Me Liberty, And Give Me Books

Friday, June 29th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Wouldn’t it be great if for just one day, we could put aside politics, and the enmity that goes with it, to just enjoy Independence

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