An article in the NY Times was titled The Power Brokers of Beverly Hills. I’ve already forgotten the names of this couple, but the paragraph below struck me.
For the second time in exactly a century, an elected president is promising a “return to normalcy” for his beleaguered people. But there’s a difference. Nobody’s poking fun about using the malapropism “normalcy” this time, as they did to Warren G.
Holley Block is essential for the community, and all who live in it
100 years ago — March 1921
SALISBURY — Paul Cleaveland has gone to Brookfield to assume his duties on a large farm there. The family will go to Brookfield later on.
LAKEVILLE — William Stanton will open a lunch room in the Bates place early in April.
The state of Connecticut has a complicated relationship with those of its citizens and leaders who push for government transparency.
Americans are used to purchasing products, either on credit or cash, and having them delivered within a week, at the latest. Repairing those products such as a household appliances may take a little longer, but not by much. The pandemic has changed all that.
Climate change will not be solved by solar panels and electric cars alone. It will not be solved until we all realize that there is no “away” to throw things. We need to rethink our relationship to stuff.
Vulgus vult decipi — The Mob wants to be deceived
Esse est percipi — To be is to be perceived