Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie (The Snake, A Sequel)

Before reading this sequel, read Part I Short Fiction - Charlotte Marie Part I Zihuatanejo.  Right...

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Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie (The Snake, A Sequel)

Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie (The Snake, A Sequel)

Before reading this sequel, read Part I Short Fiction - Charlotte Marie Part I Zihuatanejo.  Right out of the movie.  A beach, a boat.  No redemption.  A good place to hide or to live if it comes to that.Things went south for Max Perkins after the election.  Hell hath...

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Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

 The stock market rose steadily during the summer. The country was awash with cash.  The economy didn’t want the cash so speculators sopped it up.  A few people became very rich.  Max Perkins was not one of them.Perkins was an ordinary man.  He was not a player...

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Short Fiction – The Barula Ching

Short Fiction – The Barula Ching

 The bar is very narrow.  There are stools to the left alongside the bar as you walk in and one long line of tables with chairs on the right.  At the end a bathroom and a door that leads outside.Randall sits by the back door.  It’s quiet there, a good place to write. ...

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Reading in the Time of COVID

Reading in the Time of COVID

 solamen miseris socios habuisse doláis   (misery loves company)  Mephistopheles in Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus “There is no way I’m going back to Mexico. I can’t stand to be in a country that is more surrealist than my paintings”.  Salvadore Dali At Think in...

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Follow The Money

Follow The Money

If you don't like this blog, buy my book, it has nothing to do with economics.  If you like this blog, buy my book.  It will give you some relief from your overworked brain.   BUY HERE … it seems that if you have a doctrine, a version of rationalism … that makes it so...

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I Know Everything

I Know Everything

 We just don’t know. It’s a sign of advanced intelligence to be able to say ‘I don’t know’ in the face of uncertainty, my boy. Too many conclusions are drawn on the basis of insufficient evidence.   Professor Snipe, Behind The Locked Door There isn’t enough doubt in...

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Trouble on the Hill

Trouble on the Hill

 Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.   Senator Daniel Patrick MoynihanThere are:  no facts, only interpretations.  Friedrich Nietzsche What happened to our “shining city upon a hill?”  The concept was always a myth but one that held us...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access the blog post from the list] Think in the Morning now has over 375 posts.  Given that we started in March of 2016, this amounts to nearly 2 posts per week.  It’s getting a little unwieldy.  We think many of our old posts are worth...

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Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice

 Fire and Ice   Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I’ve tasted of desireI hold with those who favor fire.But if it had to perish twice,I think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would...

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Best Commencement Speech Ever

Best Commencement Speech Ever

 This is our favorite commencement speech ever.  It was written by David Foster Wallace and delivered to the Kenyon College class of 2005. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI&app=desktop 

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Bleak America

Bleak America

 What I want to see is not a rush to judgment, but a rush to justice.   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Don't understand the protests? What you're seeing is people pushed to the edge… fifth risk: the risk a society runs when it falls into the habit of responding to long-term...

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