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Watershed Walker

I like clean water.  I like healthy ecosystems.  I like strong economies.  I like to paddle and hike.  None of these likes are particularly controversial or extreme. I live near the Narragansett bay.  It is a roughly 150 square mile … Continue reading

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Trump sucks as a leader…

So, we all heard the campaign rhetoric.  Trump is successful!  He gets shit done!  He knows how to run large organizations.  I imagine that seemed good to some.  Well, they were sold a bill of goods. Trump sucks as a … Continue reading

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And then came the taxi drivers…

Well, we’re one week into the regime.  After previously criticizing president Obama for his use of Executive Orders, our Beloved Leader whipped them out so fast this week that he didn’t have time to spray tan.  Notice how he’s significantly … Continue reading

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Quantifying loss

I see a lot of social media posts about the grim reaper that 2016 has been.  It certainly seems like it has taken a higher than usual toll on our cherished celebrities.  Two days ago, we had to put my … Continue reading

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Gut punched…

I woke up this morning gut punched….just deflated, demoralized…and sad.  There are many rifts and problems in our country, but I did not believe we were capable of what we did yesterday.  Donald Trump is our president elect.  I have … Continue reading

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A rant on college teachers cont’d…

My last post sparked a lot of discussion.  Here’s a slightly more thoughtful and reasoned consideration of the subject…but I do love me a good rant.  This post won’t make much sense unless you read the last one. I’ll start … Continue reading

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A rant on college teachers…

I am an adjunct instructor at a community college.  “Adjunct” at a “Community College”… in the hierarchy of college teaching, I am the absolute bottom feeder.  The pay sucks.  There are no benefits.  There is no job security from one semester … Continue reading

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