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About lazyroad

I live in Vegas. This blog site will be for friends and family.

Tee-Shirt Philosophy

1. When I tried to make a leap of faith, I broke my leg. 2. It’s existential thing, you wouldn’t understand. 3. I don’t think, therefore I’m not. 4. I lost Pascal wager. 5. Ockham’s razor has lost it’s edge … Continue reading

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Pat Kranish Writes About Lucy Parsons

Who Was Lucy Parsons? Who was Lucy Parsons? Bread and Roses, which celebrates the labor movement, posted her picture on Facebook. Taken sometime in the 1870s, the picture shows a sweet-faced woman wearing a wasp-waisted Victorian dress. Her dark hair … Continue reading

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OUR SCHOOL

Our School In Romanian with English subtitles 1 hour 34 minutes   Pat Kranish   Instead of writing about the film “Our School,” I find myself staring into eight-year-old Alin’s brown eyes in his photo on the film’s web page. … Continue reading

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Old New York

After Hurricane Sandy, we saw many eerie, beautiful photographs of unlit lower Manhattan. The pictures of New York in darkness reminds us that as technology advances we often experience a kind of loss.  Before the early 60s, New York City was truly dark … Continue reading

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Pat Kranish November 15, 2012 I missed most of the radio interview of Joanne Macy except for this nugget of wisdom: “There’s a song waiting to be sung through you,” a motivation to listen for the mysterious music that compels … Continue reading

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Pat Kranish

Henderson Writers Group Newsletter November 5, 2012 I go over my stats compulsively. Five stories published and one due out next year. Obeying Mark Twain’s admonition about choosing exactly the right word, I rewrite my one paragraph biography with every … Continue reading

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Foreign Generals

A couple of month ago, I wrote about the Duchess of Polignac in my post “Was Marie Antoinette a Lesbian?”  In “A World on Fire,”  a book about Britain’s role in the American Civil, by Amanda Foreman, the Duchess of Polignac grandson pops … Continue reading

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